Not every New York Jets fan likes to talk jerseys.
There's a never-ending list of could-be topics that a so-called "journalist" should conquer ahead of water-cooler talk, but the previous two seasons have been utterly frustrating for Jets fans.
The die-hard brigade that backs the Green and White each season doesn't need to hear it. They know what their team is up against in 2013.
This offseason has been highlighted by roster overhaul, franchise-altering trades and quarterback hoopla.
The feel-good sensation of winning is seemingly always in grasp for all sports fans, but nothing is ever guaranteed.
It's possible that Jets fans know this better than any other fanbase in America, next to the Cleveland Indians, perhaps.
Winning is paramount as a fan, but idols are crucial as a child. That's a distinctive reason in why die-hard sports fans cherish their childhood heroes.
The following slideshow details five Jets jerseys that fans likely rocked as kids: