Favre elevates work-in-progress Jets into AFC stratosphere

Are the 8-3 Jets the best team in the AFC? Perhaps. And the reason for that is all Brett Favre, Gene Wojciechowski writes.

Originally Published: November 23, 2008
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- When he wasn't pumping and bumping fists, biting his nails, slapping his palm against the press box desktop, muttering about the officiating, chugging popcorn, chewing on ice cubes, yelling "Yeah!" after favorable penalties, "Whoo!" after fumble recoveries and, "What'd I tell you!'' after touchdown runs, New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum absolutely nailed the essence of his greybeard quarterback.

Moments earlier, with the game against the unbeaten ...

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