After discussing the news that the Mets will no longer be burdened by the presence of Jason Bay, although they do have to dole out around $21 million to rid themselves of him, Boomer & Craig summed things up by deducing that this is a classic case of ‘addition by subtraction.’
Jerry Recco can always be counted on to add to the fun that is the Morning Extravaganza, and after briefly recapping the details surrounding the Mets-Jason Bay divorce, Jerry moved on to the Nets after they got blown out by the Heat down in Miami. After blowing a 22-point, 3rd-quarter lead over the Timberwolves in Brooklyn Monday night, things didn’t go much better in South Beach, as the Nets were blistered to the tune of 103-73. Afterwards Avery Johnson insinuated that expectations for his team may be a bit to lofty — which Craig found to be an unacceptable comment.
The Jets are preparing to play the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in Seattle by playing loud music during practice in an effort to simulate the crowd. Craig was just shocked to learn that the Jets actually practice at all, other than perhaps practicing timeouts. From there Craig talked about the organization’s infatuation with Bill Parcells, going on to share what he believes to be a long-standing pregame tradition involving their former head coach.
Plus, Tom Coughlin talks about getting his Giants back on track against the Bengals this Sunday in Cincinnati, Martellus Bennett and Eli Manning echo their coach’s thoughts and the NHL labor talks continue…