New York Jets Give Peyton Manning Harsh Reality Check After Taylor Swift Diss

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The New York Jets gave Peyton Manning a “picture to burn” in his mind after he and co-host Luke Bryan compared the team’s fandom to Taylor Swift’s at the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday.

The iconic former quarterback, who hosted the ceremony alongside country singer Bryan, set the stage for a joke about the team after declaring that Travis Kelce and Swift “weren’t available” to MC the award show.

“Do you know the difference between Taylor Swift and the New York Jets?” asked Manning.

“Taylor can sell out a stadium,” Bryan said.

“You nailed it,” Manning replied. “I had you do that punchline, Luke, so I wouldn’t get in trouble.”

But the joke still led to a little trouble ― and the Jets let a picture from the team’s Monday Night Football win over the Buffalo Bills do all the talking.

“what are we talking about Peyton,” the Jets wrote on X (formerly Twitter) along with a picture of a sold-out crowd at MetLife Stadium from earlier this year.

The Jets have recorded an average attendance of over 80,000 people per home game, the third-most on average among NFL teams this season, according to ESPN.

The team has also reported a league-leading 403,000-plus total fans attending its five home games this season at MetLife Stadium.

Swift, by comparison, brought in over 217,000 people total to her three Eras Tour stops at the stadium in May.

The stadium congratulated the singer over social media following the shows and announced that she became the best-selling artist at the venue.

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