There are many factors that can be used as evidence to help prove my point about Monday nights game between the Patriots and the Jets : This is the most intense regular season football game in the history of the NFL”. Yes, I said it, history. Before you start calling me crazy, really think about it. Heres a rundown..

  • Jets-Patriots is arguably the biggest and most intense rivalry in the NFL at the moment
  • Spygate (Patriots got caught stealing Jets signs from a hidden camera)
  • Bill Belicheck named Jets head coach, quits 1 day later
  • Countless number of players cut/signed by these teams during the week they play for inside information
  • Top records in the AFC East, AFC, NFL.
  • New York/New Jersey vs Boston

The list can go on and on, the winner of this game will most likely win the AFC East, and beĀ guaranteed a first round bye in the playoffs, and home field advantage throughout the playoffs would be very likely. The loser, will be fighting for a wild card birth, with no home games in the playoffs.

There is always a heated game between these two teams, and there is never any added motivation needed to get the players amped up, but throw in all the playoff implications this game will determine, and you have an added level to this great rivalry. This game should be an instant classic, the pre game fireworks already are.