Three weeks ago, after a 10-7 loss to the Falcons, Rex Ryan thought his Jets were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs.

Now here he is claiming that the Jets should be FAVORED to win the Super Bowl.

Holy 180!! 

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We credit Ryan for infusing his team with a shot of confidence - something he has done since Day 1 in New York. And we'll go along with him for at least this week against the Bengals. Next week? Let's cross that bridge when we get there.

In the meantime, here are five reasons the Jets should be favored in Cincinnati, and while they'll come home with a win against the Bengals.