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Not counting Namath, my 5 favorite Jets as a kid

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14 hours ago, T0mShane said:

Best Jets in my lifetime:

 

1. Parcells

2. Revis

3. Mawae 

4. Brandon Marshall

5. James Hasty

6. Favre 

7. Vinny 

8. Aaron Glenn

 

 

Worst Jets:

 

1. Rex

2. Boomer Esiason

3. Herm

4. Santonio Holmes

5. Brian Schottenheimer

No Curtis Martin or Nick Mangold?!?!?

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8 hours ago, T0mShane said:

 

Keep your wild-ass conspiracist Parcells slander to yourselves, chemtrail wackos. @Savage69

I'm a chem-trail wacko but I also was a huge fan of Parcells.  Best coach we've ever had.  I just wish we could've kept Belichick.  This franchise always misses out.  We missed Favre by 1 pick.  We had the #1 overall 2 years in a row after Peyton's soph and junior seasons when he didn't leave early.  Leon Hess passed away right when Belichick could've taken over.  We stole Parcells/Belichick from the Pats but then they stole Belichick back from us.  Absolutely unbelievable.  It's the same story over and over again.  

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3 hours ago, TuscanyTile2 said:

I'm a chem-trail wacko but I also was a huge fan of Parcells.  Best coach we've ever had.  I just wish we could've kept Belichick.  This franchise always misses out.  We missed Favre by 1 pick.  We had the #1 overall 2 years in a row after Peyton's soph and junior seasons when he didn't leave early.  Leon Hess passed away right when Belichick could've taken over.  We stole Parcells/Belichick from the Pats but then they stole Belichick back from us.  Absolutely unbelievable.  It's the same story over and over again.  

A little of rewriting history.. Peyton would have came out in 1997 but he didn't hear anything from the Tuna that's why he stayed for his senior year.. He didn't want to come out if the Jets were going to trade down which was what Parcels wanted to do and did.. He said he was going to coach for just 3 years so no way would he draft a QB with the first pick.. Funny thing BB was hired first as the Jets HC Hess should have left it at that..

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11 hours ago, Jethead said:

Hands down, Freeman is my all-time favorite Jets RB. He was epic on many occasions. Curtis is close second for me. Both were great Jets.

If you put Curtis' durability in Freeman's body, what a player.

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21 hours ago, JoJoTownsell1 said:

My favorite Jets when I was a Kid:

1- Mark Gastineau

2- Wesley Walker

3-  Ken O'brien

3- Freeman Mcneil

4- Johnny Hector

Honorable mention:

Jeff Lageman

Al Toon

Mickey Shuler

Surprised Gastineau was not in more of these lists (as a kid), could easily list the entire Sack Exchange - Klecko, Lyons, Salaam - fun times until that game in Cleveland

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On 5/26/2016 at 11:04 AM, Bachelors3 said:

All good players but I cannot get over Todd throwing all the interceptions in the Mud Bowl.

My top five are:

5. Winston Hill

4. John Elliot

3. Jerry Philbin

2. Don Maynard

1. John Riggins (my all time favorite Jet after Joe).

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cheers ~ ~

:beer:

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3 hours ago, Ohio State NY Jets fan said:

Surprised Gastineau was not in more of these lists (as a kid), could easily list the entire Sack Exchange - Klecko, Lyons, Salaam - fun times until that game in Cleveland

I was surprised as well.  As a kid,  how could you not love him?  He was a big time playmaker and the sack dance was epic. The only reason for him being off so many lists may have to do with the "sack dance" penalty against the Browns. 

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On 5/26/2016 at 9:07 AM, Sarge4Tide said:

 

 

5 - Clark Gaines 

4 - Jerome Barkum

3 - Emerson Boozer 

2 - Richard Caster - from my hometown, Mobile,  AL, just always seemed "cool", made some big plays 

1 - Richard Todd - from my hometown,  played at Bama 

 

 

The 1.   Bl8WubZIcAA9SyD.jpg:medium

 

cheers ~ ~ 

:beer:

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6 hours ago, kelly said:

The 1.   Bl8WubZIcAA9SyD.jpg:medium

 

cheers ~ ~ 

:beer:

For all of the drafts picks the Jets have wasted over the years, they could not use a 4th rounder on his son?  so fans had to see a Jets legend in full pat* garb...

At lease Brittny Gastineau is still a Jets fan :)

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My Dad introduced me to John Schmitt when I was about 8 or 9.  Shook my hand and took the time to talk with me and learn a bit about me.  Will never forget it... 

Others in my top 5 would be:  E Boozer, George Sauer, Verlon Biggs and Gerry Philbin

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On May 27, 2016 at 0:35 PM, Warfish said:

As an 80's Era guy, it was Kenny O, Al Toon (my all time fav), Walker, Shuler, McNeil.  

Was also first starting to really get into the team around this time ... Still didn't truly appreciate any do the dirty work types ... Thought the flashy was where it's at ... So - Walker, Toon, Freeman, Gastineau, Klecko

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10 hours ago, ljr said:

Was also first starting to really get into the team around this time ... Still didn't truly appreciate any do the dirty work types ... Thought the flashy was where it's at ... So - Walker, Toon, Freeman, Gastineau, Klecko

I think deep down, in places we don't talk about at dinner parties, (movie line) if we watched the Jets in the 80s, until he left the reservation, we all LOVED Gastineau.  HE made us relevant.   The Kosar hit and his behavior at the end taints our memories but let's not forget what a presence he was. So I applaud your choice.  

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1 hour ago, southparkcpa said:

I think deep down, in places we don't talk about at dinner parties, (movie line) if we watched the Jets in the 80s, until he left the reservation, we all LOVED Gastineau.  HE made us relevant.   The Kosar hit and his behavior at the end taints our memories but let's not forget what a presence he was. So I applaud your choice.  

And who can forget Birgitte!

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6 hours ago, southparkcpa said:

I think deep down, in places we don't talk about at dinner parties, (movie line) if we watched the Jets in the 80s, until he left the reservation, we all LOVED Gastineau.  HE made us relevant.   The Kosar hit and his behavior at the end taints our memories but let's not forget what a presence he was. So I applaud your choice.  

Only 3 Jets have had 4 sack games since they started counting sacks as a stat.. Name the 3..:)

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Curtis Martin, Joe Klecko, Lance Mehl, Wesley Walker, Mark Gastineau.

In my early Jet years it was Namath, Maynard, Gerry Philbin, Verlon Biggs, John Elliott and Riggins.

In Walt Michaels years it was Marvin Powell, Walker, Freeman McNeil, Klecko and Gastineau.

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6 hours ago, southparkcpa said:

I think deep down, in places we don't talk about at dinner parties, (movie line) if we watched the Jets in the 80s, until he left the reservation, we all LOVED Gastineau.  HE made us relevant.   The Kosar hit and his behavior at the end taints our memories but let's not forget what a presence he was. So I applaud your choice.  

That hit turned the game around but the Jets had two dropped interceptions by Johnny Lynn (by his own admission) that would have won that game. Gastineau takes FAR too much blame for that loss.

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23 years old here, so limited exposure. Anyways, here's my crack at it:

1. Curtis Martin

2. Wayne Chrebet

3. Thomas Jones

4. Chad Pennington

5. Stephen Hill

Curtis was and always will be my favorite player. Loved his aggressiveness and his great attitude. Loved the underdog story of Chrebet, and his relentless effort. Loved Jones for the same reason I loved Martin. Loved Chad for his intelligence and his composure. Wish he never was injured. I honestly liked Hill more than more of the others I put, but knew I'd be much more hated on if I put him any higher. He didn't really perform for us. Nevertheless, GREAT attitude, great measurables, and had all of the potential in the world.

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