Originally Posted by harrison'samonster
Having a successful rival is definitely a plus. It's a big motivator to make yourself better. While SB's are the goal, getting them each year isn't realistic. Getting the chance to punch a rival in the face twice a year is something different.
Yup. While the Pats have been very good, they don't have a legit rival. The Jets had a few good years but have sucked otherwise, and the Dolphins and Bills management is mentally retarded.