The New York Jets have had an up-and-down season in 2011-2012, and it's not quite over yet. Going into a home game at Metlife Stadium against the NFC-rival Giants, the Jets are looking to show that they are not the "little brother" to the Giants anymore.
In the first two seasons under head coach Rex Ryan the Jets made the postseason and were road warriors, making it all the way to the AFC championship game twice, however never quite achieving that goal of making and winning a Super Bowl.
Coming into this season, great expectations were placed on a team that has had this success, and it doesn't help that Coach Ryan places Super Bowl expectations on this team year in and year out.
However, the Jets have struggled at certain times this season, and even if they do back into the playoffs there is a minimal chance that the Jets will have the same success they have in recent seasons as the sixth seed. Here are some of the reasons why.