The Podcast- Jets and Giants End Streaks- Kaps Case- Yankees Come Home

The big show starts with a look at the Jets falling short against the Patriots. Despite injuries and turmoil, the Giants dominate the Broncos in Denver. We’ll have a look at Colin Kaepernick’s collusion grievance with the NFL. Finally how do the Yankees figure out the Astros.

 

Late Interception Takes Luster Off Jets Solid First Half

 

by: Steve Tichenor

Metlife Stadium 2:50pm

So far the Jets D and McCown are up to the task.  McCown found Seferian-Jenkins for a 1 yard TD pass and later connected again with Jeremy Kerley for a 30 yard TD. The blemish, and it was a big one, was late interception by The Patriots’ Malcolm Butler with under a minute that led to a Touchdown.  

To that point the defense had limited Tom Brady to 91 yards and picked him off once. But Brady marched down the field after the interception  and hit Rob Gronkowski to tie the score at 14.

McCown and the Jets must limit the turnovers. As soon as he made one Brady and the Patriots pounced.

We have a good one at MetLife!

For Jets Reality Check Is Here

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by: Steve Tichenor

MetLife Stadium Sunday 12:45pm  

The Jets are looking to keep the good times rolling. They bring a 3 game winning streak into today’s home match up with the Patriots.  The reality check is here. How will the Jets respond?   

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NFL Week Six Picks

Conor’s Corner

By Conor Green

So last week, due to time restrictions, I wasn’t able to give my picks. A sad, dark day indeed. But we’re back. My tally is 13-15 thus far. So, I picked up one game in the standings from two weeks ago. Like Bill Belichick, I get better as the season progresses. I coach up my boys, mumble some profanities, and win, win, win.

As the year moves, you get a better key on what teams are all about. I’m going at least .500 for the year. Mark my words. But if it doesn’t happen….Well, then I’ll never acknowledge it.

Five national, two local:

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The End of Eli Manning: Sal-ient Points

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By Sal Marinello

Sports are really something, don’t you think? About a month ago the Jets were garbage, Sucking for Sam and heading for an ‘oh-fer’ while the New York Football Giants (NYFG) were the darlings of the tri-state sport scene and picked by many to be a Super Bowl contender. Now as we sit here in NFL Week 6 the Jets are tied for first place in the AFC East and have the same record as the New England Patriots, Sam now Sucks, and the NYFG are imploding.

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Yankees Armed And Ready For Game 5

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By Rich Bauer
As the Yankees prepare for this evening’s battle royale, winner take all, against the Cleveland Indians, keep this in mind- all members of the bullpen are ready to go. That includes Dellin Betances, whose arm might be ready but how about his psyche? This should allow CC Sabathia to get out there and throw as hard and as long as he can with some smarts of course.
The relievers have 11 K’s and are pitching to a 2.63 ERA this postseason. Not bad at all for 24 innings of work.
I think the Yankees line up becomes stronger and more versatile when opposing pitchers also have to worry about Greg Bird. He has had a tough year dealing with his injuries, but I am glad to see him contributing this postseason.
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A Bombers win puts them in the AL Championship Series for the first time since 2012, and considering home teams are just 6-14 in Division Series Game 5 scenarios over the past 15 seasons, I like their chances.
The Yankees winning Monday night and the Red Sox losing earlier in the day added to the jubilation for Yankee fans. Anytime the Yankees win and the Sox lose, it’s a great day (especially in October). John Farrell, sorry to see you go!
I suggested in a previous post that you should watch out for the Monmouth University Hawks football team. Well, they are in first place in their conference with a 5-1 record. Senior safety, Mike Basile, from Brick, NJ, is the school’s All-Time Leader in tackles, and is about to shatter the conference record for solo tackles in a career. Keep an eye on this guy as he might be following in the footsteps of Miles Austin and Chris Hogan, past Hawks to play in the NFL.
Photo: Monmouth University Hawks
By the way when was the last time anyone could say that Rutgers football was 5-1 and vying for a league championship?
Speaking of Rutgers, did you see that one of their top 2018 basketball recruits has already decommitted? Point guard, Mac McClung from Gate City, VA, was on campus September 30 for the start of basketball practice and the MidKnight Madness event. It also happens to be the same day he stood on the sideline watching the Ohio State Buckeyes annihilate the Scarlet Knights, 56-0. I’m sure that did not help.
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I guess the trip didn’t go well and bet it didn’t help that he was on the field for the Knights vs Buckeyes football game.
Till next time I wish you and yours nothing but the best in the world of sports…Cheers