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Jets are who we thought they were

Steelers snatch Jets back to reality, reminding everyone this is the same ol' Gang

Updated: October 13, 2013, 11:57 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Just as surely as the Pittsburgh Steelers fans showed up at MetLife Stadium, the New York Jets players did not. Surprised? No, an educated football observer was not surprised.

That observer understood that the Pittsburgh fan base travels through snow, sleet and 0-4 starts, and that the Jets often treat the arrival of an inferior opponent as another golden opportunity to break its own crowd's heart.

That's what went down on a certain level Sunday, ...

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