Postcard from camp: New York Jets
In Cortland, N.Y., site of two things: the bucolic campus of the State University of New York at Cortland and the reality show known as HBO's "Hard Knocks.'' The place was buzzing over the first episode of the series, shown Wednesday night to much critical acclaim. When I met coach
I mentioned bucolic ... When you sit in the press box and look beyond one of the end zones, a herd of Herefords graze, almost close enough for an errant field goal to doink them in the rear end.
1. Who know what this means exactly one month from opening night against Baltimore, but
2. Though holdover
The book on
1. Beautiful fields, good facilities, temps in the low 80s today, mostly sunny, lots of team bonding ... come here and you wonder why more teams don't continue the time-honored practice of going away for camp to get closer as a team and be in an all-football atmosphere.
2. Still have my doubts that one great player or another with some age on him (Tomlinson,
5. The locals estimated the Jets added $4 million to the local economy last year. With the 60-member HBO/NFL Films crew, and more fans around because of the anticipation for a big season, that number should be above $5 million this summer.