It’s a Hard Knock Life…For Us!
Once again, the Jets management shows how their heads are absolutely not in the right place. Woody Johnson, owner of the Jets stated today that if HBO asks the Jets to be on “Hard Knocks” again this year, he would strongly consider agreeing to do the show. It illustrates everything that is wrong with this second-rate franchise that I unfortunately can’t help but root for.
A few days ago, the best player on the team, Darelle Revis came out and said the locker room is in complete disarray. In order to fix this team from last year, our front office decided to bring in the most controversial (right or wrong) player in the game today, Tim Tebow. Santonio Holmes, who the Jets need to keep on the roster because he will kill the Salary Cap if he is cut, has already said that if Sanchez struggles, he will be the first guy on the sideline to start chanting for Tebow. The Jets have done very little in improving areas of need, such as running back, wide receiver, a pass rush or an offensive line. But Woody wants to put the spot light back on our malcontents and big mouth coach?!?!? Makes me feel rather sick!
What did “Hard Knocks” do for the Jets last time? Did they gain exposure that they would not have received anyway if they just went out and played football and won? Absolutely not. It put a huge target on their backs and fired every other team up to come out and shut us up. With a locker room that is obviously split, and will only get worse with the upcoming QB controversy the Jets traded into, does Woody think allowing the rest of the world to see into our locker room can possibly help win football games?
The answer has to be a resounding NO. The Jets want to sell tickets, t-shirts and make the news and back pages of the Post. They put all of these things in front of putting a winning product on the field. If the Jets really want to expose their team of idiots to the rest of the NFL, then I can safely say Rex and Mike Tannenbaum’s days are numbered. This team needs to shut up, draft smart, train hard and prepare for what is going to be a bumpy ride. They need to look at the other team in the building, observe how the Giants do business, and take some notes and model themselves after a classy franchise that is actually in the business of winning football games. Just when you think all of the members of the circus have arrived, the Jets always manage to add another ring. Too bad it doesn’t appear that the ring will have anything to do with the Superbowl.