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SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 17: Quarterback Mark Sanchez

SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 17: Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets celebrates a first down in the final moments of the AFC Divisional Playoff Game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on January 17, 2010 in San Diego, California. The Jets defeated the Chargers 17-14. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) Credit: Getty/Stephen Dunn

Congratulations to the New York Football Jets for a well-earned victory.

We thought it was cool when the coach of the 2000 Giants reached the Super Bowl after guaranteeing a playoff berth in November.

Now the coach of the 2009 Jets is one victory from reaching the Super Bowl after guaranteeing in December his team would NOT get a playoff berth.

CBS' telecast Sunday generally was first-rate, highlighted by several pointed - usually correct - opinions and observations from Phil Simms.

The wrongest words uttered on CBS over the weekend came Saturday, when after the Colts swatted the Ravens, Dan Dierdorf declared that the benching-the-starters story line from the Jets-Colts game in Week 16 officially was dead and buried.

Less than 24 hours later, the Jets secured their rematch in Indy.

Think again, Dan.

Photo: Getty

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