Some light morning reading for you all today:
2009 Jets: A Nov. 22 beatdown by the Pats send the Jets to 4-6. The Jets win 6 of the final 7 to finish at 9-7 and grab a wild card.
2012 Jets: A Nov. 22 beatdown by the Pats send the Jets to 4-7. Jets have now won 2 straight with 3 to go. What's next??????
2009 Jets: Over the last 6 games of that season, a rookie running back named Shonn Greene began to see the field, splitting time with veteran starter Thomas Jones. Greene averaged 11 carries and 52 yards per game before busting out in the playoffs.
2012 Jets: Over the past 4 games, a young running back named Bilal Powell has begun to see the field, splitting time with veteran starter Shonn Greene. Powell has averaged 14 carries for 54 yards over that span.
2009 Jets: The Jets lost 3 straight while allowing 28 ppg before winning 6 of the final 7. Over the final 7 games, they allowed just under 8 ppg. And in the final 4 games, opponents converted just 10 of 54 3rd down conversions.
2012 Jets: In the 5 games prior to this current, modest 2-game winning streak, the Jets went 1-4, allowing 29.8 ppg. In the past 2, they've allowed 8 ppg and have held opponents to 2 of 31 3rd down conversions.
oh, how the similarities are piling up between 2009 and 2012!! do you believe? ps. thanks to my research dept. for compiling these undeniable, 100 percent factual statements.