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Jets linebacker David Harris tackles Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez by the head during a 2011 game between the AFC East rivals. New England takes on Baltimore Sunday for a chance to go to the Super Bowl. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

BANKS: Can revitalized Ravens offense take down Patriots?

Jets linebacker David Harris tackles Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez by the head during a 2011 game between the AFC East rivals. New England takes on Baltimore Sunday for a chance to go to the Super Bowl. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
BANKS: Can revitalized Ravens offense take down Patriots?

Is the Mark Sanchez era over in New York? The Jets quarterback threw four interceptions in a 14-10 loss to Tennessee that eliminated New York from playoff contention. With a fanbase whose patience is wearing thin, it may be time for the Jets to bench Sanchez and look ahead to 2013. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Watch highlights of Monday’s Jets-Titans game
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Mark Sanchez

Is the Mark Sanchez era over in New York? The Jets quarterback threw four interceptions in a 14-10 loss to Tennessee that eliminated New York from playoff contention. With a fanbase whose patience is wearing thin, it may be time for the Jets to bench Sanchez and look ahead to 2013. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
VIDEO: Watch highlights of Monday’s Jets-Titans gameGALLERY: Rare Photos of Mark Sanchez

Even Fireman Ed is giving up on the Jets. The longtime fan, a former NYC firefighter, posted an editorial for Metro New York newspaper on Sunday declaring that he’ll no longer lead the team’s J-E-T-S chant at home games. Though Ed blames confrontations with fans as the reason for stepping down, the team’s 4-7 record didn’t help matters. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the New York Jets

Even Fireman Ed is giving up on the Jets. The longtime fan, a former NYC firefighter, posted an editorial for Metro New York newspaper on Sunday declaring that he’ll no longer lead the team’s J-E-T-S chant at home games. Though Ed blames confrontations with fans as the reason for stepping down, the team’s 4-7 record didn’t help matters. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the New York Jets

Brett Favre may want to consider another comeback. After throwing three touchdowns on Sunday, Peyton Manning climbed to second all-time in passing TDs with 423. Favre is in first place with 508. Will the Broncos quarterback stick around long enough to break Favre’s record? Time will tell. (John Biever/SI, Bob Rosato/SI)

GALLERY: NFL Career Passing Touchdown Leaders

Brett Favre may want to consider another comeback. After throwing three touchdowns on Sunday, Peyton Manning climbed to second all-time in passing TDs with 423. Favre is in first place with 508. Will the Broncos quarterback stick around long enough to break Favre’s record? Time will tell. (John Biever/SI, Bob Rosato/SI)
GALLERY: NFL Career Passing Touchdown Leaders

In the latest issue of Sports Illustrated, 180 NFL players to name the most overrated player. The top choice was Tim Tebow. Click the gallery below for the rest of the results.

GALLERY: The NFL’s Most Overrated Player

In the latest issue of Sports Illustrated, 180 NFL players to name the most overrated player. The top choice was Tim Tebow. Click the gallery below for the rest of the results.
GALLERY: The NFL’s Most Overrated Player

The famed Sack Exchange — Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons, Abdul Salaam and Mark Gastineau — pose before a 1982 Jets practice. New York is inducting Gastineau into it’s Ring of Honor tonight during halftime of the Jets-Texans game. (Ronald C. Modra/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Mark Gastineau

The famed Sack Exchange — Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons, Abdul Salaam and Mark Gastineau — pose before a 1982 Jets practice. New York is inducting Gastineau into it’s Ring of Honor tonight during halftime of the Jets-Texans game. (Ronald C. Modra/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Mark Gastineau

Mission Viejo High School senior Mark Sanchez poses for a Dec. 2004 SI photo shoot. SI’s Chris Burke has some advice for the Jets on how to use Sanchez’s backup, Tim Tebow, to increase their chances of winning. (Michael J. LeBrecht/SI)

BURKE: Why Tebow has yet to take off for Jets
KING: Highs and lows from season’s first quarter
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Mark Sanchez

Mission Viejo High School senior Mark Sanchez poses for a Dec. 2004 SI photo shoot. SI’s Chris Burke has some advice for the Jets on how to use Sanchez’s backup, Tim Tebow, to increase their chances of winning. (Michael J. LeBrecht/SI)
BURKE: Why Tebow has yet to take off for JetsKING: Highs and lows from season’s first quarterGALLERY: Rare Photos of Mark Sanchez

Darrelle Revis shows off his guns during a 2010 photo shoot. The Jets were beaten soundly by the 49ers, 34-0, in their first game without Revis, who is out for the  year with a torn ACL. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

KING MMQB: The hottest storylines from Week 4
BURKE: The good, bad and ugly from Week 4
VIDEO: Quarter-pole analysis | Time for Tebow

Darrelle Revis shows off his guns during a 2010 photo shoot. The Jets were beaten soundly by the 49ers, 34-0, in their first game without Revis, who is out for the  year with a torn ACL. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
KING MMQB: The hottest storylines from Week 4BURKE: The good, bad and ugly from Week 4VIDEO: Quarter-pole analysis | Time for Tebow

Bart Scott loses his helmet as he collides with fellow linebacker Aaron Maybin and safety Yeremiah Bell while tackling wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery during Sunday’s Jets-Steelers game. Pittsburgh dominated the game, defeating New York 27-10. (Simon Bruty/SI)

TROTTER: NFL Awards Watch - Week 2
ROSENBERG: NFL needs real referees

Bart Scott loses his helmet as he collides with fellow linebacker Aaron Maybin and safety Yeremiah Bell while tackling wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery during Sunday’s Jets-Steelers game. Pittsburgh dominated the game, defeating New York 27-10. (Simon Bruty/SI)
TROTTER: NFL Awards Watch - Week 2ROSENBERG: NFL needs real referees

Football: Buffalo Bills O.J. Simpson barrels forward for a four-yard gain during a 1973 game against the Jets. The run gave Simpson the new NFL all-time single-season rushing record of 1,863 yards, passing Jim Brown. Simpson would wind up with 2,003 yards for the season. Eric Dickerson would break Simpson’s record in 1984 when he rushed for 2,105 yards. (Neil Leifer/SI)

SI VAULT: Simpson smashes Brown, sets all-time rushing record (12.24.73)
BANKS: Jets struggling offense will keep them out of AFC East title picture

Football: Buffalo Bills O.J. Simpson barrels forward for a four-yard gain during a 1973 game against the Jets. The run gave Simpson the new NFL all-time single-season rushing record of 1,863 yards, passing Jim Brown. Simpson would wind up with 2,003 yards for the season. Eric Dickerson would break Simpson’s record in 1984 when he rushed for 2,105 yards. (Neil Leifer/SI)
SI VAULT: Simpson smashes Brown, sets all-time rushing record (12.24.73)BANKS: Jets struggling offense will keep them out of AFC East title picture

Tim Tebow shows off his vertical - 38 1/2 inches, a record for quarterbacks - during the 2010 NFL Combine. Tebow, who turns 25 on Tuesday, is hoping to make an impact in his first season with the Jets.

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Tim Tebow | Tim Tebow: Ladies Man
KING: Notes from my stop at Jets, Dolphins, Giants, Bears camp

Tim Tebow shows off his vertical - 38 1/2 inches, a record for quarterbacks - during the 2010 NFL Combine. Tebow, who turns 25 on Tuesday, is hoping to make an impact in his first season with the Jets.
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Tim Tebow | Tim Tebow: Ladies ManKING: Notes from my stop at Jets, Dolphins, Giants, Bears camp

Mark Gastineau celebrates a sack during a 1983 Jets-49ers game. Gastineau, one of the top defensive players of the ’80s, recording 107.5 sacks in 138 games over 10 seasons with the Jets. (Richard Mackson/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the New York Jets | Joe Namath Rare Pics
REITER: Jets postcard from training camp | SI at NFL training camps

Mark Gastineau celebrates a sack during a 1983 Jets-49ers game. Gastineau, one of the top defensive players of the ’80s, recording 107.5 sacks in 138 games over 10 seasons with the Jets. (Richard Mackson/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the New York Jets | Joe Namath Rare PicsREITER: Jets postcard from training camp | SI at NFL training camps

Jets quarterback Joe Namath attempts a pass during a Nov. 1969 game against the Chiefs at Shea Stadium. Kansas City, the eventual Super Bowl champion, would go onto win, 34-16. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Joe Namath

Jets quarterback Joe Namath attempts a pass during a Nov. 1969 game against the Chiefs at Shea Stadium. Kansas City, the eventual Super Bowl champion, would go onto win, 34-16. (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Joe Namath

Curtis Martin will be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame this weekend. The former Pitt Panther played 11 seasons with New England and the New York Jets. Martin, a 1995 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, five-time Pro Bowler and five-time All-Pro selection, is the only NFL running back besides Barry Sanders to rush for over 1,000 yards in his first 10 seasons. (Walter Iooss/SI, Damian Strohmeyer/SI)

GALLERY: NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2012 
BURKE: What to watch on Hall of Fame Weekend

Curtis Martin will be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame this weekend. The former Pitt Panther played 11 seasons with New England and the New York Jets. Martin, a 1995 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, five-time Pro Bowler and five-time All-Pro selection, is the only NFL running back besides Barry Sanders to rush for over 1,000 yards in his first 10 seasons. (Walter Iooss/SI, Damian Strohmeyer/SI)
GALLERY: NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2012 BURKE: What to watch on Hall of Fame Weekend

Jets quarterbacks Mark Sanchez (No. 6) and Tim Tebow (No. 15) work out at an organized team activity in Florham Park, New Jersey last month. The relationship between the two quarterbacks is one of the biggest stories of the 2012 NFL season. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

MANTZOURANIS: New York Jets 2012 Offseason Breakdown

Jets quarterbacks Mark Sanchez (No. 6) and Tim Tebow (No. 15) work out at an organized team activity in Florham Park, New Jersey last month. The relationship between the two quarterbacks is one of the biggest stories of the 2012 NFL season. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
MANTZOURANIS: New York Jets 2012 Offseason Breakdown