New York Jets

New York Jets Football: Can It Be? The End of the Curse

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 25:  A New York Jets fan watches the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at New Meadowlands Stadium on November 25, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Bengal 26-10.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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Double G SportsCorrespondent IDecember 6, 2010

Long suffering Jets fans might have asked themselves this question maybe only once as lifers. During the magical 1998 season, which at halftime of the AFC championship game found Gang Green outplaying the Denver Broncos and taking a 10-0 lead into the third quarter, already knowing the Falcons had defeated the Vikings in a shocker, fans began salivating.

The fans were remembering the 28-3 regular season whipping handed to the Falcons. It was all set up, the Jets were going to “The Show” and winning it! But like many times before, it wasn’t meant to be.

The Marino “Fake Spike”, the A.J. Duie game, Doug Brien— these are the thoughts that first entered my mind as I made my way through the New Meadowlands Stadium for the first time, ever. As I looked around trying to take everything in, it hit me, “Could it have been the old Giants Stadium all along?”

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