You don't hate a team just because you "need" them to lose -- you hate them when you WANT them to lose.
If you want an 0-12 Dolphins team to lose then yes, you hate them.
If you want an 8-7 Titans team to lose because it helps the Jets in the playoff race, you don't hate them.
If you "want the Giants to lose at every turn", then yes -- you "hate" them way more than the average NFL team, especially since their record plays no role in your own team's destiny.
This whole sub-topic started because one poster thought it was ridiculous to "hate the Giants". I'll stand by my opinion that someone who feels that way either doesn't live in this area, or isn't a "fan" in the purest sense of the word. . .
Jets fan who say they "hate" the giants are more jealous than anything(they will never admit it though)
If the giants hadn't been successful recently and was a franchise like say the browns or jaguars nobody would care that they are in the same city
To me they are just the other team in NY. I have no reason to root for them or hate them
Jets aren't even on the same planet as the Giants and if you think otherwise you are fooling yourself. But that being said, phuck the Giants.
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I keep saying I hate the Giants. Just cant justify hating them as much as divisional opponents. His point is that thinking that way makes me a Giants fan who should parade around in that ugly assed blue #10 jersey. Saying the same things over and over to someone who routinely calls people idiots gets annoying.
Last edited by Jet Nut; 06-06-2014 at 09:54 PM.
Why this hasn't focused on the fact that he mentioned Brady and the Pats but instead got derailed into a fight over the lesser point the guy made is beyond me. Sure he could've mentioned all the teams in our division, but he was just making a "General" statement that he is getting into the spirit of the team and everything that goes with it. GEEZ! Leave it to Jets fans to get into a civil war over something so stupid. The kid will have plenty of time to learn all about the other big rivalries we have.
Starting to really like this guy.
And I don't get why any Jets fan would question hating the giants. Patriots are the only team I hate more.
Fans should be measured by the love and dedication they show their teams and not by the distaste of their rivals.
I hate 31 teams. Some more than others. Giants Pats Dolphins 49ers and Cowboys are my top 5 hate teams. Hate em all, but those guys I despise the most.
Of course we hate the Giants and Patriots, both consider themselves our superior and have more Super Bowl wins than us.
If we had one more of our own then maybe it would be different. I have to say though, one hit from the Giants did
make our season better last year. Good job Slugger!