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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Brandon Jacobs right about Jets, Giants

By James Walker

Brandon Jacobs is right about this: The Jets have a looooong way to go to catch the Giants in the battle of New York.

Gotham City is Giants country and it will be that way for a while. The Giants have earned it with two recent championships and four Super Bowls since 1970. The Jets have zero titles in that same span.

The Jets currently are winning the media battle in New York, thanks to the acquisition of quarterback Tim Tebow. But that's all the Jets are winning.

Jacobs told CBSSports.com he's not sure what the Jets' problem is. So we offered some assistance.

Here are several reasons why the Jets continue to fall behind the Giants:
Until these three things change, the Giants will continue to have a big advantage over the Jets. Championships matter in New York City and the Giants have figured out the right formula.

Maybe the Jets' chemistry improves, and Sanchez and Ryan are able to eventually catch up to Manning and Coughlin. But I don't see this happening anytime soon.