The Joe Namath Jinx: Five Ways Jets Fans Can Break the Spell

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The Joe Namath Jinx: Five Ways Jets Fans Can Break the Spell
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Joe Namath became the greatest Jets player of all time in 1969, after leading his team to its first and only Super Bowl victory.

 

But things have been going downhill ever since for the Jets.

 

Over the last four decades, they lead the NFL in fewest Super Bowl visits with zero.

 

Some blame it on a so-called “Joe Willie Jinx,” claiming that Joe Namath made a pact with the devil, or some such supernatural bargain, to win Super Bowl III.

 

Whether or not the Joe Namath Jinx does actually exist is irrelevant. The Jets haven’t been to the Super Bowl for 42 years, but they have an opportunity to secure their ticket to Super Bowl XLV today. 

 

That means now is the time for Jets fans everywhere to counter any curse that might have been cast against the team. Here are five suggested spell breakers:

 

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