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Jets heading in the wrong direction

At .500 and struggling, Gang Green will need a near miracle to make the postseason

Updated: November 19, 2011, 3:07 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

As they watched Tim Tebow orchestrate one of the craziest, most dramatic scoring drives in recent memory, the New York Jets got a look at what they used to be:

Flawed, but tenacious.

Maddening, but resourceful.

The Jets aren't that team anymore. They are a .500 team, going nowhere, clinging to the notion that they can turn around the season because they've done it before. That's what Rex Ryan was selling Friday, sounding like he was trying to convince skeptics -- maybe even himself ...

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