Archive for January 9th, 2009

Friday, January 9th, 2009
Jets Rumors & News

Eric Mangini was introduced to the folks in Cleveland yesterday.

Well la-dee-F%$#kin-da.

The abused puppy syndrome has been rampant throughout Jets nation and I expected Mangini to deliver a body blow right away.  Surely the first thing Mangini would do as head coach is have a sit down with Romeo Crennel.  They’d reminisce about the good ol’ days in Boston when they used to win games and cheat in Super Bowls.  Crennel already stated publicly that he’s up for remaining in Cleveland as the Defensive Coordinator so why wouldn’t he want to stay on with an old colleague? Mangini’s got to know that the Jets have an eye on Crennel to replace our lame duck defensive coordinator Bob Sutton because he’s a perfect fit to come in and patch up our 3-4 defense.  It’s a personnel specific defense and if we went back to the 4-3 we’d have to some serious overhauling.  Crennel’s one of the few 3-4 coaches out there and not only that, he knows how to …

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Nets Rumors & News

There were only two sports played this week, but the New York area is blessed with five teams in those sports (though the words ‘blessed’ and ‘Islanders’ haven’t really gone together in 26 years or so). It’s been a roller-coaster week for the locals: The Knicks beat Boston but lost to the lowly Oklahoma City Supersonics. (Could they have picked a more craptastic name than Thunder? The move to OK had Jack Sikma rolling over in his grave – well, he’s not actually dead yet, but he rolled over in his sleep. Shawn Kemp was so distraught about the Supersonics leaving Seattle that he hasn’t fathered a child in four months.) The Rangers lost to Washington, beat Pittsburgh, then lost to Montreal. The Devils won two and then lost two. The Islanders and Nets were the only consistent teams – the Isles consistently bad (0-4) and the Nets good (3-1). Meanwhile, the Giants are getting ready for the throwdown in the Meadowlands against Philly, and the Jets are getting …

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