Contact Us

Jets Back Their Way Into The Postseason

Today was a case of “good news, bad news” for the New York Jets and their fans. The bad news was that the team suffered a heartbreaking 38-34 loss at the Chicago Bears. The good news – despite their loss, the Jets still clinched a Wild Card spot in the playoffs with the Jaguars losing at home to Sinkoff’s beloved Redskins.

The Jets’ offense carried last week’s momentum with them from Pittsburgh to Chicago, gaining nearly 400 yards of total offense and finding a nice balance between the run and the pass. However, the Jets pass D was atrocious, as Bears QB Jay Cutler went off for 3 touchdowns in the 3rd quarter to rally Chicago back from 24-17 halftime deficit.

Mark Sanchez
Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images

The sense of “good news, bad news” was seen during Rex Ryan’s postgame press conference, when the Jets players went crazy in the locker room halfway through his time with the media. Ryan knew what the cheering meant, and immediately changed his tone from depressed loser to joyous victor.

The Jets’ early playoff berth is extra good news for Mark Sanchez, who Rex Ryan said will receive a well-deserved week off next week against Buffalo, which will allow Sanchez to rest his sore throwing shoulder that was injured last week in Pittsburgh, Veteran back-up Mark Brunell is expected to make the start next week at the New Meadowlands.

More from 104.5 The Team

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1045theteam.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!