Fans Bash Jets, Giants As Both Teams Start 0-3

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured Columnist IVSeptember 27, 2021

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - SEPTEMBER 12:  (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT)  New York Giants fans head for the exits late in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on September 12, 2021 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Broncos defeated the Giants 27-13.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Things aren't going great in New York City. 

The Giants and Jets have combined to go 0-6 to start the 2021 NFL season and, as you might imagine, the teams' fans are not happy about it. Take a look:

Jomboy Media @JomboyMedia

BREAKING: This kid is not a Jets fan anymore <a href="https://t.co/919hNAFTT1">pic.twitter.com/919hNAFTT1</a>

Dan Hanzus @DanHanzus

Jets fans weren’t asking for a Cinderella playoff run this season. We just want something to look forward to on Sundays … a whiff of progress … a dash of hope.<br><br>The organization has failed to clear a bar that is nearly on the floor. <a href="https://t.co/Po8I7QCJRF">https://t.co/Po8I7QCJRF</a>

Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoSNY

Wow. The fans are booing Giants co-owner John Mara as he officially retires Eli Manning's No. 10.<br><br>Eli tries to wave at them to quiet them down. ... But wow.

"Of course I heard it," John Mara said after the ceremony, per Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News. "Listen, I would have booed, too. We're 0-2 and down at the half."


But, hey, who could blame them? Take a look at this bleak stat:

Rich Cimini @RichCimini

Records since the start of the 2017 season:<br><br>Jets: 18-49<br>Giants: 18-49<br><br>Tied for the worst record in the NFL. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Jets?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Jets</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Giants?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Giants</a>

That's... obviously not great, and New York sports fans have never had a reputation for being warm and fuzzy when their teams aren't playing well. It's going to be a long football season in the Big Apple.