Joe & Evan
The Patriots are vulnerable, and Rex Ryan continues to preach patience with slumping quarterback Geno Smith. Insanity?
“I have two words: Michael Vick. That’s all I’m gonna say. It’s time for him to start … I’ve had enough of Geno (Smith) already.”
“We need this in the worst way,” the captain told Joe & Evan. “I’m excited, I’m gonna be upbeat. The team is gonna be upbeat. I think we moved in a positive direction this past Sunday.”
“I challenge all the fans in New York to be louder. And you know what? In order for them to be louder, we have to give them something to be loud about.”
“Oh, God no,” Irvin told Joe & Evan when asked if he believes that Goodell is lying about having never seen the second video. “God no. God no, I don’t think he’s lying.”
“We need more fight. I feel like the team needs more fight. We need more attitude … I think we’re relying on our talent way too much as opposed to going out there and being dominant, being feisty, having that dog.”
“The group that’s conspicuously absent in terms of voice on this is the NFL Players Association and their leader, DeMaurice Smith.”
“I think this is a make-or-break year for Eli. If he has another season like he had last year, this could be really it for him in New York.”
WFAN host Mike Francesa didn’t disappoint on Friday, making good on his word by doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in front of a big crowd at Bar A.
The legendary WFAN afternoon host will do the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS research on Friday, when the show is broadcast from Bar A in Lake Como, N.J.
To get you ready for the upcoming campaign, WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts did their show from Giants camp.
“I would love to retire a Giant,” Rolle said. “That’s my first and prominent goal. This is definitely where I want to be and this is where I belong.”
A person with knowledge of the details says the Bucks and Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a deal allowing Kidd to become Milwaukee’s coach. The Nets will receive a second-round draft pick in 2015 and 2019.
“The issue that the Mets have is that after 2006 and 2007, when we all were there … they stuck their hopes in a guy that, let’s be honest, had no clue what was going on,” Lo Duca told Joe & Evan.
Is next year’s starting shortstop on the current Yankees roster? “I would say no,” Cashman told Joe & Evan.