3 Key Moments
Week 2 at Steelers
The Jets return to the game they've been re-playing in their heads and on the field for the past year and a half: the 2010 AFC Championship, which they've never fully recovered from losing. Want to get rid of bad-vibe ghosts? Win this one.
Week 7 at Patriots
The Jets' litmus test for believing in themselves is always how they do against the Patriots. History has shown that if the Patriots lose to the Jets, they're vulnerable.
Week 16 vs. Chargers
With both of these teams coming off disappointing 2011 campaigns, this has the makings of one of those "We'll believe the winner is a contender and the loser a pretender" games.