Palladino: This Time, Beckham And Norman Will Behave ThemselvesThis has all been a lovely war of words between Odell Beckham, Jr. and Josh Norman. But if anyone is going to watch Sunday’s Redskins-Giants matchup like many would an Indy car race -- wait for the crash -- well, ain’t gonna happen.
Palladino: Jets' Opening Stretch No Longer Looks HopelessThankfully, schedules are made to be played. And once the real shooting starts, the complexion of a season changes rapidly, and week to week.
Palladino: DeGrom's Injury May Be The One That Pushes Mets Over EdgeMatt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Bartolo Colon, Steven Matz. Those were the five Mets who started the first five games of the season.
Palladino: Bullpen Role Could Prove To Be Severino's True CallingLuis Severino didn’t need a change of scenery to become a useful contributor to the Yankees’ postseason hopes. He just needed a change of assignment.
Palladino: NFL Really Put It To Jets With Brutal Schedule, Short WeekThe NFL’s schedule maker obviously has no heart. At least as far as the New York Jets are concerned.
Palladino: Giants' Win Shows This Could Be A Different Kind Of YearOne game does not a season make, of course, but can anyone deny now that Ben McAdoo’s first season as Giants head coach could turn out far different than Tom Coughlin’s final one?
Palladino: Surging Mets Still Face Big Questions In Playoffs PushJust a few short weeks ago, one might have thought the biggest news the Mets would offer this week was Thursday’s signing of Tim Tebow to a minor league contract.
Palladino: Macc's Purge Of Idzik's Drafts Could Move Jets ForwardAfter watching Mike Maccagnan operate the past few months, one does get the feeling that the Jets’ season might finally extend into January.
Palladino: Collins Must Hope Roster Roulette Pays Off Big Down StretchBe it by luck of the roll or just the plain dumb blindness of youth, the Mets could well take this final stretch and breeze their way into that one-game play-in.
Palladino: Yankees, Mets Worked Miracles To Reach A Meaningful SeptemberIt all gets real awfully fast for these teams now. And that’s how it’s supposed to be after a season of gritty resilience and not a small bit of smoke and mirrors placed them in this position.
Palladino: Jay Bruce Has That Jason Bay Look, And That’s Not GoodThe fact that Collins had to give Bruce a “mental” day off Saturday shows just how uncomfortable he has become in his new surroundings.
Palladino: If Nothing Else, Fitzpatrick And Manning Came Out Of Preseason Matchup IntactImagine what the immediate future might have looked like had Ryan Fitzpatrick or Eli Manning gone down like Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo did the day before.