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Maybe Brett Favre just needed to get out of the green and white uniform.

No one could have predicted how Sunday’s wet contest between the Jets — donned in their old-school N.Y. Titans uniforms — and Cardinals panned out. Favre and the J-E-T-S were coming off a sloppy loss to the Chargers, a game in which the quarterback and receivers not only seemed to be on the wrong page, but entirely different books. Add the fact that Favre was held out of practice for much of the week thanks to a bum ankle, and it seemed the Jets were attempting to climb a mudslide.

Arizona, led by a rejuvenated Kurt Warner and his mighty receiving duo of Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin, seemed poised for the road win. New York appeared to be limping into its bye week, just hoping to claw out a win and move back to .500.

Oh what a difference a Sunday can make… or a quarter. After a sloppy, scoreless opening frame, the Jets scored 34 unanswered points in the second quarter, setting a franchise record. The Cardinals delivered a scare with a 21-0 edge in the third, but Favre put the stamp on the game with three TD passes in the fourth to set a career-high with six touchdown tosses — seemingly trying to silence his suddenly growing field of critics in the process.

Either the Cardinals’ secondary is just that bad, or Favre and his receivers are finally connecting. Jets fans now get an extra week to savor a memorable (and bizarre) win, while Favre can continue to learn the playbook and gel with the offense.

The Jets get the added bonus of playing the Bengals upon their return.

Here’s hoping the Jets stick with the Titan gold and blue when they do.

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