Jets vs. Giants Monday Night Football: Live Reaction to Game's Biggest Stories

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Jets vs. Giants Monday Night Football: Live Reaction to Game's Biggest Stories
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The New York Jets and New York Giants will square off in MetLife Stadium in front of a national audience on Monday night for all the marbles.

And by all the marbles, we mean the Snoopy Trophy, which was thrown into the mix for the first time this year. New Meadowlands Stadium was renamed to MetLife Stadium just last week, and in the spirit of tradition, the two Hudson River teams will now face off annually and play for the trophy. The game will be known as the "MetLife Bowl."

But it's the bragging rights that are most important, right?

The New York Football Giants have long been hailed as the more successful, professional franchise. The Jets, on the other hand, were nicknamed "little brother", after sharing Giants Stadium for 26 years as they didn't have a stadium to call home after leaving Shea Stadium.

Times are changing, though. And right now, it appears the Jets are in a better position to win a Super Bowl than the Giants are. Led by a ground-and-pound rushing attack which racks up yards and controls time of possession, and an athletic QB Mark Sanchez who excels in play-action passing. On the other side of the ball, Rex Ryan's aggressive, blitz-heavy defensive unit disrupts even the most potent passing attacks and fields one of the top three defenses in the NFL.

Come to think of it, this Jets team actually resembles the 2007 Giants team that won Super Bowl XLII.

And Jets new WR Plaxico Burress knows all about them, as he was instrumental for that team, catching the game-winning touchdown against New England in the biggest game of his career thus far.

Tonight, Burress will go up against his former team that released him. Could revenge be on his mind?

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