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New Jets Ready For Rivalry

Matt Chatham, one of a few "New Jets"

The New York Jets are playing host to the New England Patriots Sunday afternoon in a matchup billed as Big Bill vs Little Bill. Expect the game to more than that. The New York - New England rivalry has taken on numerous new twists. Amid a contract squabble with Deion Branch, New York jumped into the fray to drive the price up. Even former Patriot Matt Chatham is weighing in on the renewed rivalry.

On the NFL's official website, this Sunday's game is listed as New England Patriots at New York Jets. On the calendar in Eric Mangini's office, September 17 probably reads like this: "Other Place, 4:15 p.m."That's how Mangini, the former defensive coordinator and secondary coach for the Patriots under Bill Belichick, has almost always referred to New England since becoming the Jets' coach... Recommended Stories

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