Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/29/12
New York Jets fans had a loud message for the team as it walked to the MetLife Stadium locker room at halftime — following the 28-point outburst by the New England Patriots on Thanksgiving — and they made even the raunchiest Gang Green fan blush. Video of the verbal assault has gone viral and just compounds the problems circling the struggling team. Now Bart Scott is firing back at the hometown fans who mercilessly heckled the Jets players as they headed off the field: "At the end of the day, if you made it to be able to put an NFL uniform on, then you are one of the best athletes in the world," Scott told The New York Daily News.  "The person yelling at you probably was picked last in dodgeball all through high school.  So do you care about the opinion of them? No." The vicious comments directed at the Jets were met with surprisingly little acknowledgement  by the team— until yesterday. Scott claims he didn't hear the fans spewing the derogatory words — even th...
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