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Not Just Another Bye Week

“When I say that this team has a lot of potential, I really believe it,” Brett Favre said. “The question is, can the chemistry come together pretty quickly? I think you’re seeing flashes of it.”

After reading that I get excited that the Jets have a bye this week. Not just a bye week to rest and get healthy, but also another week to work on chemistry. I always give advice but never listen to myself, but my gut is telling me that the Jets have nothing to lose and everything to gain and we are about to see more of those flashes.

A bald man on MNF said last week that poor Jet fans have not witnessed a player like Brett Farve and have waited 25 years since Joe Namath to win a Super Bowl. Well I am 38 years old and if my math is correct the fragile bald man was wrong again. It has been since 1969, and that would be 39 years I believe. Thirty nine years. Thirty Nine Years. Thirty Nine Years.

Yes, I will send coach Mangini a fat bolded THIRTY NINE YEARS fax because what does he, the Jets brass, players, and fans have to lose? Absolutely nothing. The franchise is the step sister of the NY Giants. They share a stadium with them and the stadium is called Giant stadium. Every game is an away game. It wasn’t until last year that we had cheerleaders (Flight Crew).

I am not sure why they changed jerseys to the throw back Titans but I believe it helped the 53 players create there own identity. In professional sports sometimes it feels like the world is ending but every week there is a new opponent. Only 53 guys go to war and only 53 guys sink or swim together.
I watched the replay on NFL network again vs. the Cardinals and what I saw again was a team that wanted to wash away the MNF misery and also a team that was in it together. Buying into a system when there is no immediate success is frustrating and only good character men shine threw it.

Someone asked me a question why Olympic Gold Medalist from Jamaica Usain Bolt can’t play in the NFL. My simple answer was he is not a football player. Football players know how to run in the open field and change speeds where as a sprinter runs in a straight line or around a circle without anyone trying to end his career with a blow to the head or knees. The Jets have football players that are playmakers.

Finally the Jets brass realized that playing with the hand they have is not a bad thing. So what if you do not win with defense every game? The Patriots went undefeated last year during the regular season with 16 TEAM victories. There defense won some, and there special teams won some it was not just there record breaking offense. Each game will dictate itself.

The teams that are relentless and adjust quickly have proven to have success. I strongly believe the Jets take the momentum from the second half of the Charger game on MNF and the first half of the Cardinal game into the bye week and next week vs. the Bengals they will dictate what they do on offense and keep you guessing. No more shifts and motions and running the clock down to .0001 seconds before the snap. I see the Jets fighting right away and all game to score as many points as they can. Playing with a sense of urgency like they are down for THIRTY NINE YEARS!!!!!!!

BTW Brett Farve has 12 TD’s in the first quarter of the season. On pace for 48 shhhhhhh.

The schedule helps them to build momentum as well. I can see the rematch with the Patriots at Foxboro as the game that the Jets players want to play again. Each week is a must win and anything can happen on any given Sunday but as a Jet fan you have to be excited with upcoming games.

Home vs. Bengals, at Oakland , Home vs.Chiefs, at Buffalo , and home vs. the Rams, and then the rematch at the Patriots.


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3 Responses to “Not Just Another Bye Week”

  1. Ed Reindeau says:

    keep up the good work

  2. billvv says:

    Three instances of ‘there’ that should have been ‘their’ and one ‘threw’ that should have been ‘through.’ Not a good example for young writers.

  3. Joe Herter says:

    This is a Blog Bill, not a spelling Bee. Or grammer workshop

    Good insight Dave

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