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The New England Patriots' reign is over

Santonio Holmes trade makes it official -- the Jets are the new kings of the AFC East

Updated: April 13, 2010, 7:31 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

Good night, New England. It was a nice run while it lasted, right? Tom Brady likely got a Hall of Fame plaque and got Gisele Bundchen. Bill Belichick cemented his genius label and perfected the dead-fish handshake. The Patriots got a few championships. But it's over now. Done. Thanks for the memories. What the Giants started with their Super Bowl XLII upset of the Patriots' 18-0 team, another New York club -- the Jets -- is about to finish.

Whatever pretentions the Patriots have about ...

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