News that the Jets are selling AFC Championship merchandise before the game has been played might be unsettling to a coach as superstitious as the Jets' Rex Ryan, but he wasn't bothered by it. He began his news conference with a joking reference to it, saying, "I like that thinking."
 
But Ryan was quick to note that all four teams remaining in the playoffs, including Indianapolis, New Orleans and Minnesota, all are cashing in on merchandise sales before the conference championship games.
 
Asked if he might purchase an official Jets AFC Championship t-shirt, the hulking coach said, "No, everybody knows you can't buy a 4X t-shirt anyway. I always go into men's stores and [ask], 'Where is your men's section at?' When the salesperson tells him they have size XX, Ryan said, 'I'm like, "Who is that supposed to fit?' " It's tough."