Originally posted on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 11/8/11
Bart Scott joined ESPN New York to talk about the Giants and Jets rivalry.  Scott went on to say that he doesn't see much of a rivalry between the two teams, and that there is plenty of room in town for both teams.  He then let us in on an interesting bit of information.  When he was in Baltimore part of the rivalry with the Redskins revolved around fighting over strippers.

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Do you sense a rivalry between the Jets and Giants?

“Not at all. Like I said when I was in Baltimore I could remember with the Redskins you had guys fighting over strippers and all kind of stuff. I don’t sense that here. I think it is a mutual respect. I think the town is big enough for both of us. I think we were just trying to make a statement that hey we wanted a little bit bigger piece of the spotlight because when I got here my sense was pretty much all Giants type of town. We played in Giants Stadium. We just want to get our piece of the pie. We respect them, but we would definitely love – we look forward to that game. I believe it is the 24th of December for bragging rights and hoping that’s the game that could help us win this division.”

Bart you gotta help me out. You guys fought for strippers? What does that mean?

“When you are in a small place like Baltimore and the temperature is relatively cold – hey you compete over the same chicks. That’s a football players favorite spot. Especially young football players. It was always a rivalry. Guys fight about hey that is my girlfriend and that’s my girlfriend, but here? Five million people, maybe more. There is plenty for everybody.”

Good to know the Skins and Ravens aren't worried about the football game when they play each other.  They are worried about who is getting the booty after the game.  If you didn't know football players hit the strip club on the regular you are a very sheltered person, but for them to start a rivalry over some skanky strippers makes me wonder.  Good news for my team though.

Oh yea, New York is so big that there is no way we can have a rivalry with the Giants, there are way to many strippers here for that.  Really?  Hard to Imagine John Beck and Joe Flacco going at it over the chick with the big butt.


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