San Diego Chargers’ Opponent Set: Will Face New York Jets

January 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The second round of the AFC playoffs are now set. Midseason monster Cincinnati Bengals and perennial powerhouse New England Patriots have both been upset by their wild-card opponents. The fifth-seeded New York Jets are now the team San Diego will face in the divisional round.
New York beat the Bengals 24-14 in Cincinnati to advance to the second round of the playoffs. The Jets nearly missed the postseason, as they were 4-6 in Week 11, suffering a major skid after looking strong in the 3-0 start to the year.
The Jets closed the year 5-1, including a win against Indianapolis where the Colts lead the game but pulled major starters en route to a New York comeback.  The victory stemmed a 9-7 record where the Jets took the tie-breaker advantage over the other four AFC teams with same records. 
So what do the Chargers face in going up against the New York Jets?  A big physical team led by a boisterous coach and rookie quarterback.
The strength of the New York Jets is ...

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