Found October 01, 2012 on Bob's Blitz :
PLAYERS: Woody Johnson
TEAMS: New York Jets

Via Bob's Blitz:

Asked by Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers" today whether he is rooting harder for the 2012 New York Jets or for a Mitt Romney presidency -- NYJ's owner reached by saying he 'always puts country first' and, therefore, it's more important for the latter.

Schatzker and Ruhle, unable to ask Johnson if he's going to bench the team's defense after a 34-0 thrashing by the 49ers, brought up the ole Tim Tebow 'starting QB' question. (8:00 mark).

Boy that Erik Schatzker, he's one smart sports guy.

 

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