Ernie Palladino plays Santa and hands out Christmas presents to New York sports icons.
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.
There will be no dramatic Super Bowl return for Darrelle Revis. Head coach Rex Ryan said Revis will have surgery next week to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, suffered almost three weeks ago at Miami.
The Jets are not going to win the division, but they can take baby steps, and that will put them in contention for an AFC Wild Card spot. It looks hopeless right now, but the schedule makers have given them a chance to rise up out of the muck.
If the Jets don’t get to 3-3, it’s going to be hard to stay in the race for a playoff spot. Playoffs? Did I just say playoffs?
Top rookie quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III are off to impressive starts in their promising careers.
If you’re keeping score at home, the Super Bowl-winning list reads: Tom Brady with three, little brother Eli Manning with two and big brother Peyton Manning with one. And the only way that Peyton has a chance to win another Super Bowl is to leave Indianapolis.