Johnny Damon says if the boo birds in the Bronx want what’s best for the Yankees, they’ll keep their traps shut. Better yet, they’ll actually cheer Alex Rodriguez.
The distractions are starting to pile up for the New England Patriots ahead of Super Sunday.
Defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins says the Giants “mentally weren’t into the game like we should have been” after being blown out in Philadelphia on Sunday night.
The Yankees’ Single-A affiliate is turning things over to the fans — and The FAN — on Wednesday night.
While many Yankees fans despise the designated hitter, the nine-time All-Star told the co-hosts that he has a ton of respect for Yankee Nation.
It didn’t look good. But it could have been much, much worse. And it’s possible that Jon Beason could be ready for Week 1.
The Seahawks believe this will be a different game — much different — than the AFC Championship, played in Denver’s altitude and against the Patriots and their beat-up defense.
Who says preseason games don’t count? The next time we hear that, we’ll think of this: John Elway absolutely lit into the Denver Broncos after their 40-10 loss to Seahawks in August.
Connections in the NFL are funny. Everyone seems to know everyone, at least by extension. And first meetings often seem to find a way to come full circle. Such is the case with Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson.
So, after a ho-hum divisional playoff weekend, we wind up getting the matchups that everyone wanted anyway. Especially this one: Brady vs. Peyton.
“Had I been able to stick with the plan that we had here, and let those young players develop the way they were developing, right now they would be a pretty good basketball team in the East,” Thomas said.
“He’s done great things, but he doesn’t do it consistently … What makes someone great in the history, in the annals of an organization or a league? It’s consistency.”
In the past week, Geno Smith took an important step. He readjusted his game, at the urging of offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, and stopped trying to be perfect. He got back to running with the football. He played more freely.
The natural question, asked by many, was whether Sunday’s snow bowl in Philadelphia provided a preview for Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.
It’s a shame there won’t be more on the line when Eli Manning and the Giants take on Philip Rivers and the Chargers 10 years later.