Originally Posted by Mainejet
Tanny was the reason we contended for a SB appearance two straight years. Lets not forget the good things he's done in the past.
That's your opinion. In those two years everything broke our way and we still didn't win a division or get to a SB. I look at 2009 and see an 8-8 team that misses the playoffs if Peyton Manning doesn't sit out the 2nd half in Indy. I give Rex Ryan most of the credit for squeezing everything out of that mediocre roster. And 2010 saw one flukey win after another. Remember, if not for Cromartie's kickoff return in Indy we lose that game and never go to NE in the 2nd round. My point again is that Rex got the most out of those rosters. The 2011 and 2012 Jets are the true reflection of the talent. If Peyton plays that full game in '09 we are looking at three 8-8 seasons out of the last 4 (assuming we win out to finish this year). Quite an endorsement of Mr. T.