Jets were blacked out in '68
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Did you know that the 1968 AFL Championship Game - the second-biggest victory in Jets history - was blacked out from live TV in the New York area?
New Yorkers were stuck listening on the radio, traveling north or south to find a signal from Philly or Hartford, or watching the Colts blow out the Browns, 34-0, for the NFL title.
The Colts sure looked like the better team, but the Jets were young and brash and cocky and had a young coach on their staff named Ryan and . . . well, you know.