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Blood oath: Jets are coming for you

Gang Green KOs a QB in first preseason game, reminding us the D is more than talk

Updated: August 17, 2010, 11:12 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Eli Manning needed only one dab of his gash to wave to the sideline, to call for help, to realize his forehead looked far worse than Y.A. Tittle's did in that epic black-and-white photo from a bygone place.

As an angry river of blood ran over his face, like storm water raging down a drain, Manning became the ugly, small-picture face of Rex Ryan's master, big-picture plan. The head coach of the New York Jets doesn't just want to win a Super Bowl and become ...

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