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My Sports Memories: The 2002 New York Jets Win the AFC East

My Sports Memories: The 2002 New York Jets Win the AFC East

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My Sports Memories is a look back at some of the best (and worst) days we've experienced as sports fans. For the inaugural entry in the series, let's welcome new GFS writer and lifelong New York Jets fan Brian Roll. - Chris The New York Jets franchise has always had a flair for the weird, either in victory or in defeat. One of the greatest sports moments I ever experienced in person happened at Giants Stadium on December 29, 2002. At stake was an AFC East division title for the Jets and a home playoff game the following week. This is a fairly common NFL scenario -- win and you're in. But naturally, this being the Jets, there had to be one hell of a twist. Irony of ironies, the group that helped make it possible that day was the nascent dynastic version of the hated New England Patri...