AFC title shame sticks with Jets

Gang Green eager to erase memories of twice falling one win short of Super Bowl

Updated: September 3, 2011, 6:38 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Seven months later, Sione Pouha still can't delete the image from his mind. He was so close to chasing down Ben Roethlisberger on that frigid night in Pittsburgh, so close to disrupting the play that ended the New York Jets' season.

"What if I had run an extra sprint during that week in practice?" the big nose tackle wondered on a recent day in training camp. "There are so many what-ifs. What if I hit him? What if I was an inch closer? I could've disturbed the pass."

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