For New York Jets fans, hope springs eternal - or at least until 1 p.m.
Sunday, when Gang Green starts the 2013 season against Tampa Bay.
On Facebook, fans are resigned to another season of lessons in life, and losing.
"I think I am a Jet fan because I wanted to know what losing feels like," writes Christopher Carini on our Wantagh-Seaford Facebook page. "Being a Yankee fan, we only experience this in small doses. A Jets fan
knows most seasons are hopeless. I will enjoy watching a quarterback
Good thing Chris isn't worried about Matt Harvey and the rest of the Mets. He would be inconsolable.
Dave DelVecchio was more direct on Facebook, writing simply that he likes the "Jets, because I like misery."
Roland, on the other hand, saves her sports disappointment for the
Mets. She said she's a Giants fan and went as far as to say her husband
had to be a Giants fan too.
am what my father raised me to be: a Giants fan," she wrote. "I was
diligent and found a husband who shares my Mets and Giants cultural
It's easier to raise children that way. Some things are non-negotiable.
We are a blended family in other ways."
Over on the Massapequa Patch Facebook page, Michael Mcphillips wasn't looking to make friends with any New York football fans, writing "Cowboys all the way."
who went to Syosset High School, went in the other direction, pointing
out that New York only has one real team, and it plays in Buffalo.