Despite the fact that Santonio Holmes is a decade older than Mark Sanchez’s usual dates, the Jets QB asked his WR over Twitter to be his Valentine.
The angry, loud mouth New York Jets went into Foxboro and beat their rival New England Patriots to earn a trip to the AFC Championship game. That’s what you get for taking better care of your hair than the ball, Tom.
Last night the NFL season kicked off as the defending Superbowl Champion New Orleans Saints played the Minnesota Favres in a rematch of last year’s NFC Championship game, yielding the same result: a Saints victory.
Before the game, however, players on both teams made a statement by holding up one finger as a solidarity gesture. The move was intended to show that the NFL players union is united (duh, as “union” implies) in the intense debate over a new labor deal with NFL owners where both sides will end up with a ton of money.
The NFL money fight is front & center instead of behind closed doors, where it needs to be. Fans who supply the league with dollars want to see football, not financial frustration.
Unfortunately, the fans don’t get a chance to collectively give the middle finger to the entire NFL: players and owners alike.
This 420 we look at sports through the haze of smoke…