“The Nets were willing last year to give up Brook Lopez and five first-round picks to get this guy,” Sheridan told Joe & Evan. “The Nets have been trying to get this guy for two years … They can get him without giving up Brook.”
One player that has certainly benefited from the tutoring of Ray Lewis is rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw. I spent a couple of minutes with the former Alabama star.
“Yeah,” Cashman replied when asked if there was a chance that A-Rod could miss the entire season. “I think because (of) the serious nature of the surgery and the condition that he’s trying to recover from, you know, there is that chance.”
“I’m hoping that I have the opportunity to work with the young man and help him with his on-field preparation and his off-field preparation,” Garcia told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Thursday.
Cruz said Friday that if Te’o ended up on Big Blue, he’d “definitely” ask the linebacker “Hey man, what exactly went down?”
“What kind of a society and what kind of world are we living in where we reward these guys for cheating? What kind of message does that send? And you know what? If any of these guys ever get in, I probably will never go back to the Hall of Fame.”
“I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel for Tim and how it went down,” Jets defensive end Mike DeVito told WFAN co-hosts Evan Roberts and Joe Benigno. “… I think (if) you put Tim in there, I think we win games. I really believe that.”
Antrel Rolle has a message for Giants fans: Sorry we didn’t make the playoffs.
“Every man needs to go and look at himself in the mirror,” Rolle said. “… It kind of comes down to, ‘Does this guy want to be here? Is this guy going to play? Is he going to lay it all on the line come Sunday?’”
“The locker room is so confident, guys are so confident,” DeVito said. “I have no doubt that we can win these three games, and then we’ll see wherever the chips fall.”
“I’m behind Rolle a 100 percent,” Pierre-Paul said. “I think we’re a little soft. We haven’t played our best game this year. As a defense, we have to make a statement.”
“It’s shocking to see him on TV, to see his face on pictures, on newspapers,” DeVito told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts. “It’s totally shocking and it’s disappointing, and I’ve been praying like crazy for both families.”
Amid yet another slide, Rolle delivered a new charge to his teammates Tuesday: drop the good-guy stuff. It’s time for a “dog mentality.”
According to various reports many teams are trying to pry free agent catcher Russell Martin away from the Yankees.
Through 12 weeks, which team is the NFL’s biggest surprise? How about the Andrew Luck-led Colts, who are 7-4? The biggest disappointment? That honor goes to the dysfunctional 3-8 “Dream Team” Eagles.