Growing up among New York Jets fans and referencing The Who's "Won't Get Fooled Again" in connection to the team's history, the author confesses to having witnessed the false hopes of Jets fans in the past. Despite this, Aaron Rodgers' recent arrival to the team felt different from previous players' arrivals. Even though the acquisition process was lengthy, pessimistic fans expected Rodgers' talks with the Green Bay Packers to fail. However, seeing Rodgers confidently walk into the Jets' rural Florham Park, New Jersey headquarters in Jets gear was a surprise for many fans, causing them to react with disbelief.