Yes, the Jets actually won this afternoon—and even scored some touchdowns doing so. But, these being the New York Jets, they could not avoid finding new and ever-dumber ways of making news unrelated to on field matters.
Well, truth be told, there are only a few details but apparently Bart Scott threatened to punch Dan Leberfeld, the guy behind Jets newsletter Jets Confidential
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Rookies should probably stay away from Bart Scott.
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It's being framed as Bart Scott playing the contrarian, but that's burying the lede. The real story is the elimination of two-a-day practices in training camp, a change midwifed during these climactic lockout negotiations.
Sal Paolantonio interviewed Bart Scott back in January, after the Jets defeated the Patriots, 28-21 in the AFC semifinals. As the ESPN YouTube video would have us believe, Scott "literally [flew] over" to Paolantonio, talked about nosebleeds and believing for a bit, and ended his shining moment with an exuberant…
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With Sal Paolantonio playing the part of Mean Gene. I hope you're prepared for at least another week of this.
From a purely political standpoint, letting Rush Limbaugh buy into your football team is already an iffy proposition, but there's a more practical football issue to consider as well. Will some top players refuse to work for him?