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Jets fan goes viral with oracle coin flips that called season

Predicting this Jets season is something however a toss up for diehard fan Alex Noon.

The 24-year-old Long Islander has turn into an in a single day sensation within the soccer world after flipping a coin final August to find out all of the wins and losses Gang Green would undergo within the 2022-23 year.

Entering into week 12, Noon’s picks stay improbably undefeated at 10-0 and he has the Jets reaching the AFC championship recreation with an 11-6 common season report.

“I wanted to do something that could bring some good juju to the Jets,” Noon, a lawyer-to-be who simply handed the bar examination, advised The Post with the fateful quarter in hand.

“I flipped the coin,” he mentioned, recalling a Las Vegas Raiders fan who had similar success last season. “I figured, ‘Hey, [what’s the] worst case scenario here?’”

Alex Noon (kneeling) says his coin flip calls have introduced Jets followers nearer collectively.
Jets diehard Alex Noon has accurately predicted each game the team has had this season with the flip of a coin.
Jets diehard Alex Noon has precisely predicted every recreation the workforce has had this season with the flip of a coin.

So the Greenlawn, LI, native recorded his sincere tosses — heads for a win and tails for a loss — onto a sheet of loose-leaf paper and uploaded them to his Twitter account firstly of the NFL’s pre-season. Week by week, the silver magic took its course.

The Jets opening 24-9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens weighed little on the thoughts of Noon, who merely chalked up his first proper name to “the same old Jets” breaking hearts in September. But an unbelievable comeback win towards the Cleveland Browns in week two had Noon considering that “there was some coin magic in the wacky win.”

As the season went on and head coach Robert Saleh’s group put up beautiful, back-to-back dubs over the Green Bay Packers after which the Denver Broncos in weeks six and 7, the quarter quarterback was feeling the juju. Per week later he precisely assessed that Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots would floor the hopeful Jets — a small silver lining for Noon in an in any other case humbling loss.

Although they had been 5-3, Noon was 8-0.

“At the time I was thinking, ‘There’s potential here and there’s starting to be more buzz around the coin,’ ” he mentioned. “Then I figured if the Jets somehow beat the Bills in week nine, this thing is going to just absolutely explode.”

Somehow, QB Zach Wilson and his squad managed an odds-defying win over the Super Bowl favorites from western New York: As Noon predicted, it was bedlam among the many Jets trustworthy. Even the NFL tweeted about Noon’s picks after the Jets-Bills recreation as main sports activities betting firms reported on the hysteria as nicely.

“After that game ended my phone didn’t stop buzzing for three hours straight. It had to be over 30 people who reached out to me, and I didn’t recognize most of their numbers, saying things like, ‘I bet on the Jets because of you,’ ” Noon mentioned.

“That was when people wanted to start talking to me about the coin and I was getting invited onto podcasts, asked to attend tailgates at MetLife, had people asking about me at the stadium … people would text me that they had friends who ‘want to meet the coin guy.’”

Embracing his sudden fame, Noon began promoting T-shirts that learn, in inexperienced lettering, “All Hail the Magic Coin” simply beneath an image of the 1994 quarter he used — and nonetheless retains by his bedside.

Alex Noon began selling t shirts about his prophecy coin flips.
Alex Noon started promoting T-shirts about his prophetic coin flips.

Fittingly sufficient, 1994 was the season that Dan Marino and the Miami Dolphins crushed the Jets’ hopes of winning the AFC East with a faux spike that led to a game-winning landing. The irony shouldn’t be lost on Noon.

But final Sunday when the coin mandated a Jets loss, it regarded just like the excessive streak was going to expire throughout an offenseless rematch towards New England at Gillette Stadium.

Deadlocked at 3-3 with a handful of seconds remaining, a defective particular groups play by the Jets allowed Patriots rookie Marcus Jones to run a punt 84 yards into the endzone, securing a mind-boggling victory for New England.

It was the primary punt return landing within the NFL this season.

“Everyone just immediately blamed me — my Twitter was more nuts than ever,” mentioned Noon, who tweeted out his dismay at precisely calling the Jets loss that dropped them to 6-4.

“I say this with full sincerity, I wanted the coin to be wrong. I can’t root against the Jets,” Noon mentioned. “But it was just this holy crap moment, like this thing is still right. And for the Jets to lose like that, it really feels like there’s some voodoo magic going on with my coin with some of the way these results have just panned out.”

Noon additionally has the Jets — who benched Wilson for Mike White — shedding to the Chicago Bears this Sunday afternoon, however picked them to win till the ultimate week of the season towards the Dolphins to lock of their 11-6 report. Then, it’s two wins within the wild card and divisional playoff rounds, adopted by one more heartbreak one recreation shy of the Super Bowl within the AFC championship.

Of course, Noon would a lot reasonably be unsuitable than proper within the remaining prediction — however he’s elated to see what good the coin has introduced so far.

A diehard Jets fan has predicted the team's whole season with the flip of a coin.
A diehard Jets fan has predicted the workforce’s complete season with the flip of a coin.

“I have people come up to tell me that they never watched football before [and] now they’re Jets fans because of my coin. I mean, even though that might not be the best life decision for sports fandom,” Noon mentioned.

“Just to see the Jets community kind of come up and come together over it — through all the dark times recently — it makes me smile.”

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