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Is This The Jets' Time? Gang Green Due For Success

But that is changing, and it doesn’t matter whether the Jets win or lose on Sunday. It’s a matter of odds, history and a loudmouth coach.

The Jets are simply due. Of the AFC East’s four members, the Jets are the only franchise that has not had sustained dominance as a division winner. Buffalo has had two reigns: in the mid-1960s, when Cookie Gilchrist terrorized opponents, and in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when the Bills reached four consecutive Super Bowls without winning one.

William C. Rhoden, New York Times

Here is a poetic look at Sunday's AFC Championship Game:

So much has changed since Jets last ranked as super

The year Kevin Arnold first kissed Winnie Cooper

And young baby boomers protested a war

And now replaced mushrooms and pot with Ensure

No indictments yet for Dick Nixon's staff

And Flip Wilson made the United States laugh

Ethanol was usefless by-product of corn

And Brett Favre had yet to retire, be born

It's time for these fans to feel the winner's sheen

If you are for justice, you'll pull for Gang Green