Favre Shies Away From Sexting Allegations

The Monday night showdown between the Vikings and the Jets was intense but things grew more intense at the postgame news conference when reporters and mediamen bombarded Brett Favre with personal questions.  The 41 year old quarterback thrown into the hot seat when reporters launched a series of questions regarding his alleged sexting scandal. The former Green Bay Packer star, however, shrugged off the questions and moved back to talk about his team and the game.

Favre has been accused of forwarding indecent and sexually explicit messages and photos to three women which obviously caught media attention and fancy. Despite the exciting game last Monday, reporters insisted on talking about Favre’s sexting scandal.

Favre, however, refused to dignify questions saying “I said what I had to say, I am disappointed that we lost this football game. If you want to talk about football, I can’t say I’d love to talk about football. … But, once again, it is disappointing that we lost”.

Reports came out first at Deadspin.com, a online sports site, in August. the Site posted naked pictures and sexually laden texts and voice mails that is allegedly from Favre and sent to sent to a model and former television host who worked for the New York Jets back in 2008

New York Jets spokesperson, Jesse Derris, told reporters that the team is fully cooperating with the investigation and have already given all the necessarily information regarding the incident to the National Football League authorities. In a separate interview, Derris told HLN’s Prime news that the team has no role in the allegations against Favre, who played with them for only one season and now plays for the Minnesota Vikings.

Favre, who has been married for 14 years, remained mum on the  matter. He refused to react or answer questions regarding the controversy he is involved in right now. When asked for a comment, he kept on bringing the conversation back to the game or his team on Monday. “I am embarrassed that we lost this football game,” he kept saying. “Let’s talk about Randy Moss’ touchdown catch. I’d love to do that. Or Percy Harvin. Does anybody want to ask about Percy?” he said to a reporter persistently bugging him with sexting scandal questions.

According to the sports website, after they exposed the scandal involving Favre and Jenn Sterger. A second and third woman came forward claiming to have had received similar texts and mails from Favre. Both women, with only pseudonyms to hide their identity, was said to be message therapists hired by the Jets back in 2008.

Derris had told reporters that the women were hired by team only for two days in their 2008 training camp but he declined to make clear whether these girls had any direct contact with Favre.

Brett Lorenzo Favre is a former Green Bay Packers quarterback. He led the team to a Super Bowl title in 1997.  He played with the New York Jets for one season in 2007. Favre signed with the Minnesota Vikings in August 2009, after returning from retirement for the second time.

New York Jets Reporter Ines Sainz Harrasment Case in An Interview With MSNBC

New York Jets Reporter Ines Sainz Harrasment Case in An Interview With MSNBC – Ines Sainz, a lady reported for Mexico’s TV Azteca was reportedly sexually harassed by some players of the New York Jets. The Jets already apologized and Sainz already accepted it.

According to a report by the New York Post, the harassment happened during practice of the New York Jets. Ines Sainz said that Dennis Thurman, the team’s defensive backs coach, purposely overthrew passes that landed near her on the sideline. The New York Post also said that linebacker Jason Taylor volunteered to join the defensive backs. Players also reportedly made sexually suggestive comments in the locker room after practice.

Ines Sainz had nothing to do but tweet about the event. She has to do her job and she never expected such a treatment. Sainz was a former beauty queen before becoming a reporter.

“I die of embarrassment!” Sainz wrote in Spanish on her Twitter website. “I am in the locker room of the Jets waiting for Mark Sanchez while trying not to look to anywhere!”

Woody Johnson, team owner of the New York Jets extended an open apology to Sainz in a statement.

“I called her the minute I found out about it, and I finally spoke to her later on in the day,” Johnson told the media. “We take this very, very seriously, as you can imagine. We want all of our reporters, female or male, to be comfortable wherever they are, on the sideline, in the locker room or at a game. We have to make the working environment professional, representing the New York Jets well.”

Below is Ines Sainz’ interview at MSNBC:

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Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets Score: NFL 2010 Football Match Update

Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets Score: NFL 2010 Football Match Update – It would be the season opener for the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Jets at the New Meadowlands. The game will be live via NBC 7:00pm ET.

The game will feature Rex Ryan being fitted against his old team. The Ravens and the Jets are two of the best defensive teams in the NFL. This game will test the many offensive additions of Baltimore and New York’s Super Bowl hype.

So who will win? Do you have a pick already?

So far statistics wise, the Jets had the league’s best rushing attack last season and they are also 11-7 all-time at home on Monday Night Football.

To give as a preview here’s Emory Hunt, the Czar of the playbook for Football Gameplan’s 2010 NFL Week 1 Predicitions (Baltimore Ravens at New York Jets).


UPDATE: Baltimore Ravens vs. New York Jets NFL match has began and the game is currently on the second round with New York Jets leading with scores of 3-0. To track the live scores of the match, you can go to NFL’s Game Center here.

Eli Manning Unlikely Playing Against Steelers On Saturday

The New York Giants are set to face the Pittsburgh Steelers in a preseason on Saturday. Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who cut his forehead in a game against the New York Jets is sitting out to get more time to recover. It took twelve stitches to close a three-inch cut on the left side of Manning’s forehead. It was not deemed a serious injury but Manning was uncomfortable wearing a helmet over the wound.

Manning has been attending practice but Giants coach Tom Coughlin decided to sit him out on Saturday against the Steelers. Preseason games are supposed to provide rookies and players seeking a spot in the team roster to prove themselves. Players like Manning should be spending less playing minutes in preseason games, avoiding any injuries prior to the beginning of the regular season. Preseason games provide a testing ground for set plays to be executed. Team chemistry is also developed at this stage.

Fortunately for the Giants, Manning’s injury was not be serious.

Routine Tests For Eli Manning Injury

A day after hurting himself in a preseason game against the New York Jets, New York Giants quarterback is feeling the discomfort of twelve stitches on his forehead from their Monday night football game. Initial X-ray results showed no concussions but head injuries like these are given the attention to ensure player safety for the short term and long term. Manning is currently undergoing a battery of tests to make sure that it is not a serious head injury.

Giants coach Tom Coughlin is uncertain if Manning will play on Saturday night. It may not be a major injury but the helmet could come in contact with the head wound.

Manning sustained a three-inch cut on the left side of his forehead when he collided head-on without his helmet with either Brandon Jacobs or Jim Leonhard of the Jets. His helmet came off following a hit from Jacobs that and Jets linebacker Calvin Pace.

Manning was pulled out of the game at the 10:45 mark of the first half. Replacement Jim Sorgi took over with three touchdown passes to Victor Cruz on the way to a 31-16 Giants victory.

Eli Manning Hurt In Monday Night Football Game

This Monday night football game was supposed to be a big one for the New York Giants and New York Jets. The regular season is still a few weeks away but this game between the Giants and the Jets was special as it was their first game at the New Meadowlands Stadium. Their new home is reportedly worth $1.6 billion and can seat up to 82,500 fans.

What was supposed to be a pre-season game became a concerning one for the Giants as they saw Eli Manning bleeding early in the game. At the 10:45 mark of the first half, Manning was smacked, lost his helmet and hit either safety Jim Leonhard or running back Brandon Jacobs. Manning was bleeding when he was pulled out of the game as he was replaced by Jim Sorgi.

Sorgi ran the offense so well againts the Giants’ second string defenders that Manning did not need to return to the game. The Giants won 31-16.

Manning suffered a cut three inches long that required twelve stitches. Initial medical findings indicate no serious injury other than the cut on his forehead.

New York Jets vs Miami Dolphins NFL Live Scores and Match Results

New York Jets vs Miami Dolphins NFL Live Scores and Match Results- The Miami Dolphins are still undefeated and the New York Jets had just found their game tempo. This is turning out to be a game of supremacy and superiority. Watch a bit of a preview from Football Gameplan 2010 for this game.


Now let us take you to the quarter-by-quarter scoring:

First Quarter: Jets D.Keller 24 yd. pass from M.Sanchez (N.Folk kick is good) Drive: 10 plays, 72 yards in 5:43. Jets 7-0.

Second Quarter: Jets D.Keller 12 yd. pass from M.Sanchez (N.Folk kick is good) Drive: 7 plays, 90 yards in 4:07; Dolphins A.Fasano 3 yd. pass from C.Henne (D.Carpenter kick is good) Drive: 9 plays, 76 yards in 4:21; Dolphins D.Carpenter 44 yd. Field Goal Drive: 12 plays, 59 yards in 6:23. 14-10 Jets.

Third Quarter: Dolphins B.Marshall 11 yd. pass from C.Henne (D.Carpenter kick is good) Drive: 12 plays, 73 yards in 6:13; Jets B.Edwards 67 yd. pass from M.Sanchez (N.Folk kick is good) Drive: 1 plays, 67 yards in 0:18; Dolphins D.Carpenter 20 yd. Field Goal Drive: 8 plays, 73 yards in 3:15. 21-20 Jets.

Fourth Quarter: Jets N.Folk 30 yd. Field Goal Drive: 8 plays, 5 yards in 4:10; Dolphins D.Carpenter 50 yd. Field Goal Drive: 6 plays, 18 yards in 2:14; Jets L.Tomlinson 1 yd. run (N.Folk kick is good) Drive: 12 plays, 80 yards in 4:47. 31-23 Jets.

New York Jets vs. New England Patriots NFL Scores and Highlights

New York Jets vs. New England Patriots NFL Scores and Highlights – The New England Patriots was the experts pick for this game but surprisingly the New York Jets pulled out a win and left a trail of smoke for the Patriots. The Jets win their first victory at New Meadowlands Stadium and perhaps a good karma for apologizing to Ines Sainz.

The game ended 14-28 in favor of the New York Jets. Perhaps their first lost against the Baltimore Ravens, 10-9 was an eye opener on what they should be doing and how they should play football. Mark Sanchez made a stunning feat by making a career-high three touchdown passes, including two in the second half. The Jets also prevented Tom Brady and the New England Patriots from getting their game tempo. (View complete NFL week 2 results vs picks here)

Sanchez also completed a career-high 21 passes on 30 attempts for 220 yards and connected with Braylon Edwards, Jerricho Cotchery and Dustin Keller for scores. It was what the New York Jets fans are expecting following new additions to their team.

The New England Patriots did manage to score two touch downs on the second quarter courtesy of Wes Welker from a 6 yd. pass from T. Brady and Randy Moss from a34 yd. pass from T. Brady. That will be the last however for the Patriots as New York Jets dominated the third and fourth quarter of the game. The New York Jets are now even 1-1 in the NFL 2010-2011 season.

Here are some photos from the New York Jets vs New England Patriots game and for the full game highlights CLICK HERE.


Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets NFL Scores and Highlights

Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets NFL Match Scores, Results and Highlights – This is the closest game ever in the first week of the NFL 2010-2011 season. The debut of the New York Jets in their new home became a double whammy. First there was the harassment issue and now they lost to the Ravens, 10-9.

Baltimore Raven’s off season acquisition of Anguan Boldin paid well. Boldin toyed with New York’s vaunted secondary for 110 yards on seven catches Monday night. Baltimore Raven’s defense was also working superbly thus limiting the Jets to only 176 yards and nearly blanking the Jets on third downs; New York was 1 of 11 in that department.

The New Meadowlands Stadium was packed with Jets fans who chanted for their favorite team but throughout the game the Ravens sent a strong message that they are the better team. The fans of the Jets were really excited to see the revitalized team brought about by several additions to New York’s roster, plus the team’s no-holds-barred preseason television series.

In the end however, it was the Baltimore Ravens who emerged with their first win in the NFL 2010-2011 season.

Watch some of the first half highlights from the Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets game.


NFL Preseason 2010: New York Giants vs. New York Jets Highlights

NFL Preseason 2010: New York Giants vs. New York Jets Highlights – Dubbed as the “Monday Night Football” theme, New York Giants faced New York Jets in their first NFL Preseason game this year. Held at the new US$1.6 billion, 82,500-seat Meadowsland Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, New York Giants won the football match as they beat New York Jets in a final score of 31-16.

New York Jets took the early lead against New York Giants in the first quarter by scoring 10-7. That lead was maintained in the second quarter as both team scored 3 points each pushing the score to 13-10 at the end of the second quarter.

An unexpected moment happened in the second quarter when Eli Manning of the New York Giants suffered a bloody, 3-inch gash to the left side of his head. It happened when he collided with Giants running back Brandon Jacobs. His helmet came off as he was hit from behind by New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace. His head was snapped back and then got caught on the facemask of New York Jets safety Jim Leonhard as it came forward. He then needed 12 stitches to close the cut.

During the third quarter, New York Giants stole the lead from New York Jets as they scored 4 more points ending the quarter to scores of 17-16. New York Giants did not allow the New York Jets to score and they continued the lead in the fourth quarter scoring 14 more additional goals ending the whole match at a final score of 31-16.