Joe & Evan
“We have to go out there and play well. We have to figure out how to slow them down offensively and we’ve gotta figure out how to score against them.”
Who’s managing things around here? Some believe the lineup used by the Mets on opening day came from GM Sandy Alderson, not skipper Terry Collins, though it could have had his blessing.
“I am satisfied that the New York Mets have a very strong desire to be successful on the field, and that they’re making decisions directed at being successful on the field.”
On Friday afternoon, Rolle hopped on with Joe & Evan to say goodbye to the radio duo and Giants fans, and reflect on his time in New York. As expected, he didn’t disappoint.
“I love Jerry Rice, but that’s what everybody says. ‘Oh, everybody did it.’ That’s the oldest defense in the world,” the legendary Cowboys receiver said Thursday.
“We’ve got players with the potential to improve us by 10 games, which is what we need,” Alderson said.
“New York should know better. Out of all the people in the world, New York should know better. You can’t take the lion out of the man.”
Todd Bowles says you can’t fool New York Jets fans into thinking their team is good when, put simply, they’re not.
Howie Rose has been the voice of the Islanders for two decades and he’s the first to admit he’s never seen anything like what the team is doing this season.
“If you made me go to Vegas right now, I would try to get the Dan Quinn action,” La Canfora told Joe & Evan.
The future Hall of Famer, as is his custom, was very conservative in his responses as he prepares his team to take on the Ravens in the NFL divisional playoffs on Saturday.
Coach Tom Coughlin and general manager Jerry Reese are getting one more chance to turn around the New York Giants — or else.
Co-owner John Mara confirmed that the two-time Super Bowl champion will return during a news conference on Tuesday, though he did say that he might not extend the 68-year-old’s contract.
“I’m hoping that we can come to an agreement where I can retire a Giant, and more importantly, try to help this team win another Super Bowl before my tenure’s up.”
It’s too little, too late for the G-Men this season. But the three-time Pro Bowler is impressed with what he’s seen over the past two weeks and is excited about what it means for 2015.