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Here are some connections the New York Jets will have to the game.
• Niners center Jonathan Goodwin played for the Jets from 2002-05.
• Niners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and offensive coordinator Greg Roman were both on the Ravens staff at the same time as Jets head coach Rex Ryan and (soon-to-be) defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman.
• Niners secondary coach Ed Donatell served as the Jets secondary coach from 1990-94 and was a special assistant on the 2007 staff.
• Brad Seely, the 49ers assistant head coach/special teams coordinator, served as the Jets' special teams coach in 1994.
• Niners senior offensive assistant Paul Wulff played on the offensive line for the Jets in 1990.
• Jets running back coach Anthony Lynn played for the Niners from 1995-96.
• Jets tight end Konrad Reuland was on the Niners practice squad in 2011.
• Jets free agent wide receiver Braylon Edwards played for the Niners in 2011.
• New Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg served as the Niners' offensive coordinator/quarterbacks from coach 1997-2000.
• Ryan and Thurman both coached on the Ravens' staff.
• Jets linebacker Bart Scott played for the Ravens from 2002-08.
• Ravens safety James Ihedigbo played for the Jets from 2007-10.
• Ravens safety Emanuel Cook played from the Jets from 2010-11.
• Ravens wide receivers coach Jim Hostler served as the Jets' quarterbacks/wide receivers coach from 2003-04.
• Ravens scout Lonnie Young started out with the Jets in 2002.
• Jets rookie safety Antonio Allen and Cook were teammates at South Carolina.
• Jets rookie defensive lineman Quinton Coples and Ravens linebacker Michael McAdoo were teammates at North Carolina.
• Tebow and Ravens wide receiver Deonte Thompson played together at Florida.
In less than two weeks, the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will meet in Super Bowl XLVII.Here are some connections the New York Jets will have to the game.