Strange, but true: Until last Dec. 19, the Jets never had won a game in the state of Pennsylvania -- 0-7 at Pittsburgh, 0-4 at Philadelphia.
They took care of the Steelers curse with a huge win that day in Pittsburgh, and now it's on to Philly Sunday to face a team they've never beaten -- anywhere.
The Jets are 0-8 against the Eagles, the only team in the NFL they haven't defeated. This bizarro rivalry, if you can call it that, includes blown leads, wacky coaching decisions and a play that will live in infamy.
Enjoy the memories:
1. Eagles 24, Jets 23 (Dec. 9, 1973, at The Vet) -- Emerson Boozer rushed for two TDs to give the Jets a 17-0 lead, but they collapsed in the second half.
2. Eagles 27, Jets 0 (Dec. 18, 1977, at The Vet) -- Brutal. The Jets dropped to 3-11, thanks to three interceptions and a 100-yard passing day by Richard Todd.
3. Eagles 17, Jets 9 (Nov. 12, 1978, at The Vet) -- The Jets came in with a decent team (6-4), but Matt Robinson was intercepted twice and passed for only 143 yards.
4. Eagles 38, Jets 27 (Dec. 20, 1987, Giants Stadium) -- Rex Ryan's all-time favorite coach was in charge of the Eagles -- his father. Buddy Ryan pulled out a win even though his defense couldn't stop Ken O'Brien (301 yards) and Al Toon (10 catches for 168 yards).
5. Eagles 35, Jets 30 (Oct. 3, 1993, Giants Stadium) -- The Jets were ready to deliver the knockout punch in the fourth quarter, but Eric Allen intercepted Boomer Esiason and returned it 94 yards for the game-winning TD -- one of the most amazing returns in NFL history. The Jets blew a 21-point lead even though the Eagles had lost starting QB Randall Cunningham.
6. Eagles 21, Jets 20 (Dec. 14, 1996, at Giants Stadium) -- This game effectively ended the Rich Kotite era. The Jets blew a 20-7 lead and fell to 1-14. A few days later, Kotite announced he wasn't quitting and wasn't getting fired, but that he was "stepping aside" -- even though he coached the final game.
7. Eagles 24, Jets 17 (Oct. 26, 2003, at Lincoln Financial Field) -- Coach Herm Edwards sabotaged the Jets with this ill-fated idea: Instead of rushing Chad Pennington back into the lineup after missing six games with a broken hand, he decided to keep Vinny Testaverde as the starter -- and would make the change at halftime. So he yanked Testaverde, who played well, and Pennington wound up throwing a killer interception.
8. Eagles 16, Jets 9 (Oct. 14, 2007, at Giants Stadium) -- The Jets had three chances to tie it from the Eagles' 1-yard line, but Brian Schottenheimer made a couple of head-scratching calls and the Jets dropped to 1-5.