Tim Tebow’s handlers should stop managing his image so carefully and let him appear in public like an actual human every so often — for his sake and ours.
Last year, Santonio Holmes was a captain. Let me stop and say that’s an amazing sentence to write. But anyway, he was a captain for the 2011 season. And the fact that Holmes was a captain became a symbol for a lost season. Being yanked off the field in the last two minutes against the Dolphins capped it all off. Not the behavior of a captain, certainly. While Holmes may not regret last year — “Why should I?” — I bet his teammates do. And for one specific reason — Holmes ruined the Jets plans to have season captains. He ruined it for everyone else. I thought about this while reading about the latest antics of Holmes, who often makes you […]
The Jets spent last offseason watching from their couches or golf courses while the rival Patriots made a Super Bowl run. And everywhere you turned, the attention wasn’t just on Tom Brady or Bill Belichick. The spotlight was on tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, the dynamic duo that was such a major part of one of the NFL’s best offenses. In fact, I probably said the word “Gronkle” 800 times leading up to Super Bowl XLVI. The Jets haven’t done a ton in free agency… but what they have done appears to be with an eye toward stopping the TEs. I don’t know if it’ll work, but it seems that’s the idea. There was another example yesterday when […]