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Word on the street is that James Mangold is in talks to direct a biopic about the legendary New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath. While there appears to be no script as of yet, the film would no doubt cover all the crucial milestones of Namath's life, from leading his team's heroic upset of the Colts in Super Bowl III to shilling for Hanes BeautyMist pantyhose to his stunning, drunken on-air flirtation with Espn sideline reporter Suzy Kolber in 2003. The high-profile project will make for one of the most coveted roles in Hollywood, for which every agent in Hollywood will have only one question for the filmmakers: "Who's playing Kolber?" »
Over the weekend, the New York Jets stunned the football world with a victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the opening round of the NFL playoffs. Gang Green hopped on that backs of charismatic rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez and first-year running back Shonn Greene for a 24-14 upset victory. Next weekend, they head out to San Diego to take on the Chargers, largely considered to be the hottest team in football. Can the stout Jets defense stifle San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers and continue their improbable run to the Super Bowl?
It would certainly be a storybook ending, on par with one of the best stories in the history of sports and the greatest Jets victory of all time. On this day in 1969, Joe Namath lead the Jets to a 16-7 victory over the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III. The Colts were a staggering 19 point favorite going into the contest, »
- Kyle Anderson
2 items from 2010
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