Favre showed some zip on some passes, but overall was ineffective on Sunday, completing 20 of 40 passes for 230 yards, one touchdown and three crucial interceptions. If this was his last game, Favre will go out with quite a whimper. In his last five games of the season, he threw two touchdowns and nine picks. His arm strength was undoubtedly an issue, and his mental focus wasn't there for all 60 minutes on Sunday.
But this is Brett Favre, so no retirement if official until he's spent at least three years on his tractor. "You never know," Favre said. "It's funny how your mind can wander and sometimes change."
Favre did note that a key reason he returned was how much the Jets made him feel wanted again in the offseason. Even if he doesn't return to New York next year, who knows if one of his many friends around the league can appeal to his ego and get him to suit up again.
But when you look at the Jets AFC East rivals, is there any doubt Mangini was out-coached this season by
All that being said, it's hard to imagine the Dolphins' run goes much farther. They aren't going to face teams that are going to give them the type of gift turnovers the Jets did on Sunday. If you take out the turnovers, it will be hard for Miami to beat three good teams to reach the Super Bowl.