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Jets vs. Patriots: Talking Points the Announcers Will Beat Into the Ground Today

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You know, this might be Rex Ryan's last home game as Jets head coach.

You know, after he was first hired, Ryan said he wasn't going to kiss Bill Belichick's rings.

You know, Ryan's Jets beat the Patriots in the 2010 Playoffs.

You know, Darrelle Revis played for the Jets from 2007 through 2012 and for Ryan from 2009 through 2012.

Finally, for months I have had this vision of a John Idzik tribute for the final home game based on the plan the Yankees had for Derek Jeter's last home game as a Yankee.

After tossing around some ideas, Cucuzza spoke with Debbie Tymon, the Yankees’ senior VP of marketing, who handles the team’s on-field ceremonies. Cucuzza then met with Girardi, suggesting that they push Jeter to take a Cal Ripken-esque victory lap around the field, bringing Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Joe Torre and others to home plate to greet him and walk him off the field.

It didn't play out that way because Jeter ended up batting and getting a game-winning hit. Could the Jets actually use this plan? Could they bring out Idzik's contemporaries, failed New York general managers Isiah Thomas, Scott Layden, Steve Phillips, Omar Minaya, and Mike Milbury, after the game ends for a victory lap in Idzik's last home game as general manager?

On the off chance it happens, we will hear comparisons to Jeter.