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Burress, Sanchez, and Jones: Three Myths of the ’09 New York Jets

Published by on May 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

As New Yorkers, we try not to let facts get in the way of a good story. When Brett Favre became available last summer, it seemed the Jets had found the answer to their prayers. Favre was the smiling, gunslinger that would lead the men in green to the Super Bowl. He was the people’s quarterback.

The feeling was so electric we took the bait and ignored the warning signs:

Outside of his resurgent 2007, it had been two seasons since Favre had thrown more touchdowns than interceptions. In fact, the Packer QB saw his average completion fall under 6.5 yards during the 2005 and 2006 seasons.

According to FootballOutsiders.com, Favre’s Defense-adjusted Value Over Average (DVOA) fell below zero in 2006&m...

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