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Fairly soon, it’s going to be quicker to list the people who haven’t weighed in on Sanchezgate than those who have.
New York Daily News columnist Mike Lupica became the latest to pipe up on Tuesday, responding to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie‘s harsh words about Jets beat writer Manish Mehta in a radio interview on Monday. Mehta, Lupica’s colleague at the Daily News, was doing his job and grilling Jets coach Rex Ryan for throwing Mark Sanchez, New York’s incumbent starting quarterback, into the fourth quarter of a tight preseason game against the Giants.
Christie, an avowed Dallas Cowboys fan, lit into Mehta for daring the question Christie’s buddy Ryan.
“Idiot,” Christie said on WFAN. “The guy’s a complete idiot. Self-consumed, underpaid reporter. The only reason he’s employed is we’re spending all this time this morning talking about Manish Mehta — who, by the way, I couldn’t pick out of a police lineup.”
The estimable Lupica came to Mehta’s defense, but not before establish
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It was just a matter of time that Rex Ryan was going to explode, but did we really expect it to happen this quickly?
The New York Jets head coach had his first of what could be multiple mini-meltdowns this season after the Jets’ preseason game against the Giants on Saturday night. Left to answer questions about why Mark Sanchez was playing in fourth quarter, Ryan was eventually...
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Florham Park, NJ "You never know.'A fitting way to describe Ryan Spadola's chances coming into training camp this year, and the words the undrafted rookie receiver out of Lehigh used to describe his thoughts coming into work today: the first cut day.But after a game in which Spadola pulled in three catches for 110 yards and a touchdown, it would've been a shock...
As fans still debate whether Rex Ryan's move to put Sanchez in the Giants game in the fourth quarter, his injury and its severity, are starting to come to light.
According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Sanchez sustained a bruised right shoulder joint in Saturday's game.
While the injury does not appear season-ending or even a 'half season off' deal...
It's been a tough offseason for Rex Ryan.
The New York Jets coach has tangled with the local press , maybe possibly had a rift with team brass , had people call for his job , had Randy Moss call him " embarrassing " and got chased by bulls in Spain (though that appears to be voluntary).
Most recently, Ryan made a controversial decision during Saturday's preseason...
Ugh, I’m making the lead paragraph about Mark Sanchez. I know, blech. I might as well have talked about Bob Dole here, it would’ve been just as exciting. But the reality is, despite him not getting drafted even in 2QB leagues, Sanchez was set to be the starting quarterback for the Jets this year. You see, Rex Ryan got this tattoo and…well, tattoos are forever. Well...
New Jersey governor Chris Christie is no stranger to voicing his opinion, even when it's not necessarily a popular one. He's also no stranger to being goaded by the media.
But on Monday, those worlds collided during Christie's guest-hosting spot on WFAN's Boomer and Carton show in New York -- and the results weren't pretty.
In short, Christie took New York Daily...
This letter was written to Rex Ryan from Valentina, a stripper from Rick’s Cabaret and the ‘dancer’ makes some valid points about the Jets QB situation. See the letter below and H/T to FoxSports for the scoop:
Dear Rex, Can you please give Geno Smith another chance? I know he messed up by throwing three INTs against the Giants, and yes, it was really bad when he stepped out...
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We Have Entered The Green And White Zone
Forget the Twilight Zone. The Jets flew into a whole new air space of bizarre against the Giants. To a place that even the longest standing...