We’re kicking off our day of Jets playoff coverage — we’re “flooding the zone” today, as the kids call it — with a glance backwards. As you might know by now, the Jets, somehow, have made the playoffs, something few would have predicted back in January, when Brett Favre was retiring again and Eric Mangini was being fired. How did they get here? Here’s a look at the ten most important dates in the Jets season. Slideshows!