2008 NEW YORK JETS HAVE OFFICIALLY BEEN GROUNDED: Don’t sleep on the New York Jets. If you thought that a disappointing season on the field has put a damper on the Mean Green, you would be wrong, sir.
Don Muret of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL has BREAKING NEWS(!) today that will surely thrill Jets fans, reporting that “Atlantic Health’s 12-year naming rights deal for the Jets’ new $75M practice facility is worth ‘north of $25M’“.But while the club basks in the glow of that lucrative deal, there is serious trouble brewing behind the scenes for the esteemed NFL team.
No, we’re not talking about the Jets putrid 1-8 record. More importantly, NEWSDAY reports the team still doesn’t have a permit that will allow club owner Woody Johnson to land his helicopter at the team’s training complex. And you know what that means: The 2008 New York Jets have officially been grounded.On the bright side, at least the Jets have their priorities straight. Which also explains why there is no link to the NFL standings on their official website. Go ahead, try to find it.