Aaron Rodgers has some history to put in the past for Gang Green fans. It was January 12, 1969 when New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath disappeared into the locker-room waving his one index finger after defeating the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III, 16-7.
Like every other team, the Buffalo Bills are busy this week trying to surpass the Kansas City Chiefs. On Thursday, the 2023 NFL Draft will be held at Union Station in Kanas City. Buffalo fans may have to be patient this year to enjoy their team's participation.
Who is the Capital Region's most beloved sports team? I think we know but let's take a look anyhow. There are probably some major professional sports teams and leagues that we can toss immediately. The NHL is easy to toss. Besides the lack of general popularity, a direct result of Gary Bettman's reign as commissioner, the NHL fanbase in the Capital Region is too fractured.
Andy Vasquez from USA Today Sports and northjersey.com was on The Drive with Charlie and Dan today right after seeing Wilson perform at Jets mini-camp. Andy was pleasantly impressed by Wilson but noted, “no one was trying to tackle him or his receivers…” With that said, he still has to have an understanding of the Jets offense already. That is a good sign. Vasquez also dispelled the rumblings that Zach Wilson was too small to be an NFL quarterback, saying Wilson “is only an inch shorter than Sam Darnold.”