The Jets Look More Like a Reality Show Every Day

March 23, 2012 12:00 AM

The Jets Look More Like a Reality Show Every Day

" Of all the crazy things involved with the trade of Tim Tebow to the Jets, the funniest was that Tebow said he's wanted to play for Rex Ryan since seeing him on Hard Knocks.

That's not hard to believe, since Ryan's star turn on the HBO program was pretty entertaining. It's also not hard to believe because the Jets have pretty much turned into a reality show.

The end of last season was like something out of one of those Real Housewives shows as the Jets fought with each other in public, went behind each other's backs with nasty insults and generally looked like the stupidest human beings on the face of the Earth.

Mike Tannenbaum and Rex Ryan resembled nothing so much as the beleaguered husbands as they tried to explain that everything was fine when it was clear that everything wasn't fine.

All kinds of reality show tropes have been in evidence for the Jets since then. Their delusional belief that Peyton Manning would opt to join them as a free agent could have been dreamed up by one of those stage moms that slather makeup on their three-year-olds for a beauty pageant "

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