Sure, Rex Ryan facing his old team is a juicy storyline, but this AFC East rivalry game between the Bills and Jets has major playoff implications. Here are five key stats to know about Thursday night's showdown.
We've seen this the past four years: the Bengals look great, and then fall apart in the postseason. But they're different this year. Really. And it begins with the play of Andy Dalton, who finally looks comfortable running Cincy's offense.
Yeah, it's only Week 2, but trust us, plenty of these showdowns could be pivotal for setting the tone for the season. And there isn't a game that sets the tone more than Rex Ryan squaring off with his old nemesis, Bill Belichick.