NFL Picks Week 16: Can the New York Jets Overcome the Rex Ryan Controversy

December 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The already controversial season for Rex Ryan and the New York Jets became even crazier this week after the details emerged about Rex Ryan's wife and her foot fetish videos. Outside all of the scandals that have surrounded the Jets this season, New York has actually played some pretty good football.
At 10-4, New York has an opportunity to clinch a wild card spot with a victory this week against the Chicago Bears. After two straight losses against divisional opponents the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots, the Jets responded with a huge victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers on the road last week.
The win was largely a result of the Jets pass defense, which held Ben Roethlisberger to just one touchdown and a 78.2 quarterback rating. Despite low offensive output which saw the Jets out-gained by over 100 total yards, special teams and the pass defense helped carry the Jets to a five-point victory.
This week, the Jets will travel to Soldier Field in Chicago to take o...

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