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Do you believe in miracles? Not really

Playoffs? Flawed Jets must win in Miami, then hope for losses by three other teams

Updated: December 31, 2011, 2:45 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Once upon a time, the New York Jets played the Miami Dolphins and a miracle happened. They need another one Sunday and -- guess what? -- Jumbo Elliott isn't parachuting into South Florida to save the day.

The big-talking Jets, who came into the season predicting greatness, have been reduced to wishing and hoping on the final Sunday. Desperation doesn't become them, but they deserve this predicament after failing to capitalize on a made-to-order schedule in the ...

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