I post this only as an example of how silly all of this is.
In the NY Post, which boasts this back cover today:
Steve Serby says that the Giants will make Brady pay for planning Patriots victory party.
What did Brady actually say?
“We’re going down there, and we’re going down there for one reason. We’re going to give it our best and hopefully we’ll have a lot more people at our party next weekend.”
Wow. “Hopefully.” That’s quite the taunt.
In the same paper yesterday there is a story entitled Patriots’ McCourty beat Giants’ Cruz for Rutgers scholarship.
In the story, Giants receiver Victor Cruz is quoted thusly:
At a pep rally at School 21 in his hometown of Paterson, NJ yesterday, Cruz gave the frenzied crowd of 5,000 a Joe Namath-style guarantee that he’ll prevail against his old nemesis.
“We are definitely coming back with a ‘W,’ ” he said to wild cheers.
Actually, the entire premise of the story, which is that Cruz lost out on a scholarship to Rutgers because it was given to current Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty instead, is bunk. McCourty’s brother Jason tweeted the following last night: