Through twelve weeks of action in the National Football League, the New York Jets are sitting atop the AFC East at 9-2 and, with three more victories, will equal the mark for most regular season wins in the franchise’s 50-year history.

If these distinctions aren’t enough to whet the appetites of their Super Bowl-starved fans, the fact that the Jets have the inside track to home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs should send the Gang Green faithful into a virtual feeding frenzy.

But although the Jets are tied with the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots for the league’s best record entering Week 13, they are widely considered contenders when the mythical title of the NFL’s top team is passed around from week to week.

Click here to read the rest of this article on Examiner.com, which includes relevant links and a breakdown of the Monday Night Football showdown between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots.