You know, the Steelers and the Jets competed for the last AFC Wild Card spot up to the last day of last season. The Steelers got it because they beat the Browns while the Jets lost to the Bills in Buffalo.
You know, Jets defensive lineman Steve McLendon started his career with the Steelers. He played in Pittsburgh from 2009 through last season before signing with the Jets as a free agent before this year.
You know, Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey was the Steelers’ offensive coordinator in 1996 and 1997. They ran a lot of four and five wide receiver packages on passing downs that eventually became commonplace in today’s NFL.
You know, Ryan Shazier and Darron Lee are a couple of first round linebackers who were teammates at Ohio State.
You know, Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley started his NFL career with the Jets working in the front office and then moving into coaching under Bill Parcells.