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Foiled by Fins? Jets can't afford it

Another dud vs. Dolphins -- in prime time, no less -- could crush Rex's Super dreams

Updated: October 17, 2011, 3:06 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Once every decade, the New York Jets suffer a franchise-altering loss to the Miami Dolphins. There was the Mud Bowl in 1983, the Fake Spike in 1994 and the Chad Pennington revenge game in 2008 -- all of which led to head-coaching changes.

Rex Ryan isn't going to lose his job based on the outcome of Monday night's game at MetLife Stadium, but a loss could rob the Jets of a chance to fulfill Ryan's Super Bowl guarantee -- and that would be devastating.

With a three-game ...

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