AFC East showdown is bury, bury big

Jets have chance to seize control against Pats, who kicked dirt on Gang last December

Updated: November 10, 2011, 10:40 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The last time the New York Jets faced the New England Patriots for first place in the AFC East, Rex Ryan hyped it as a potential breakthrough game for his franchise -- and lost so badly, 45-3, that he buried the ball a few days later.

Now, 11 months later, the Jets face a similar situation and, once again, Ryan sounds like a fight promoter. The bitter rivals have identical 5-3 records, and Ryan sees Sunday night's game at MetLife Stadium as a chance to take control ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • Step Aside, CC
    Masahiro Tanaka, not CC Sabathia, will make the Yankees' Opening Day start.