Boomer once again found himself alone in the Allstate Studio this morning, as Craig took one more day to himself with a promise to make his triumphant return Monday morning. After getting all ‘Boom’d Up’ yesterday on short notice, the Blonde Bomber took his seat this morning ready to rock-n-roll.
The Booms began this Football Friday edition of the Morning Extravaganza talking about everything going on in the sports world before focusing his attention on Sunday’s NFC East clash between the Giants & Redskins.
Like the majority of NFL teams, the Giants have dealt with numerous injuries throughout the season, but did get some good news on that front with the news that Kenny Phillips should return after missing the Dallas game. As for Justin Tuck, he is likely a game-time decision and Boomer predicts that if Tuck doesn’t play, the Skins will keep the game close.
Keeping with the Giants, Boomer touched on the NFL Pro-Bowl voting – which currently has Eli Manning as the 5th quarterback in the NFC. With all that he has accomplished in his career and the great season he is having this year, Boomer doesn’t understand why Peyton’s younger brother is still getting disrespected. Boomer took it one step further and compared what Archie’s youngest son is doing with the Giants, to what Tom Brady does in New England – pointing to both team’s shaky defensive units and what they ask their QB’s to do week in and week out.
Not to be forgotten, the Jets are 8-5, control their own destiny and heading to Philadelphia to battle the Eagles, but Bart Scott isn’t sure if Gang Green is playing well enough to make the playoffs. Boomer attempted to figure out why Scott said what he did, but had little luck, so instead opened it up to the callers and we were off and running…