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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Hot Stove Name That Jet Quiz Answers

Jets Rumors & News

Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz.
1. Ken O’Brien was the Jets first-round pick in 1983.
2. Chad Pennington won the Comeback Player of the Year Award in 2006.
3. Tackle Winston Hill made the Pro Bowl eight times (1964, 67-73), more than any other Jet.
4. Mark Gastineau was the Jets second-round draft pick in 1979.
5. Joe Namath was the only Jets QB to be named as a first-team All-Pro (1968).
6. Justin Miller was the only Jet to be named to the pro Bowl in 2006.
7. Freeman McNeil led the NFL in rushing in 1982, with 786 yards (they only played nine games that season)….

Giants Rumors & NewsJets Rumors & News

Here is the second in a series of superteams smackdowns (click here to see the first). It’s the battle of the ultimate underdogs. The 1968 Jets defeated the mighty NFL champion Baltimore Colts. And the 2007 Giants upset the unbeatable New England Patriots. Joe Namath made The Guarantee. David Tyree made The Catch. If these two teams matched up, who would win? Would they out-underdog each other? Would anybody even be favored?
Weeb Ewbank’s Jets finished in first place in the AFL East, with an 11-3 record. They were, of course, led by Joe Namath. He usually had a drink in one hand and a broad in the other. Somehow he found the time to throw for 3,147 yards, 15 touchdowns and 17 interceptions, though with only a 49.2% completion rate. The Jets offense racked up 419 points (in a 14 game schedule), good for 29.9 per game, ranking …

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