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Jets' Win Revives Playoff Aspirations

Eric Mangini and Dewayne Robertson

The New York Jets 17-14 victory over division rival New England Patriots has revived the possibility that, for the first time in years, a team other than the Patriots may win the AFC East. Eric Mangini's gang green humbled the Patriots by handing them their first back-to-back losses in nearly four years. The win put the (5-4) Jets one game closer to the (6-3) Patriots for a tight division race.

It's a thought that first was floated after the Jets reached the 4-3 mark, but was quickly forgotten after they lost at Cleveland.But after Sunday, it's time to revisit it once again -- in what was supposed to be a season of transition and rebuilding, the Jets are a legitimate playoff contender.That cannot be denied any longer, not after their 17-14 upset victory at New England (6-3) on... Recommended Stories

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