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Reasonable Passion or Jail-Worthy Stupidity?

by Kevin Kelly

The Simpsons :: FOX

The Simpsons provided a hilarious example of fan treatment of athletes in the classic episode “Homer at the Bat.” Bart and Lisa are taunting Darryl Strawberry when Marge says to them, “Kids, that’s not very nice.” Lisa responds by saying “Mom, they’re professional athletes! They’re used to this. It rolls right off their back.” It then cuts to Strawberry on the field, wiping away a lone tear.

Why The Jets Should Trade For Josh Gordon

by Mike Watts, Christian Goewey

Erik Daniel Drost :: Flickr

By Christian Goewey, WFUV Sports

Remember when the Jets were ranked 32nd heading into the 2013 season? I think it is fair to say that the Jets have exceeded those expectations, already.  In fact, I doubt that many predicted this group would be 4-4 heading into Week 9. 

One on One's NFL Friday: Week 8, 2013

by Matt Moro

Kenny Ducey and Nolan Silbernagel bring you another week of One on One's NFL Friday. To start Week 8, the guys talk about the Thursday Night matchup, how things just keep getting worse for Tampa Bay, and the realistic outlook of the rest of the Panters season.

One on One's NFL Friday: Week 7, 2013

by Matt Moro

Kenny Ducey and Mack Rosenberg kick off another week of One on One's NFL Friday. To start Week 7, the guys discuss the Thursday Night matchup and how the Seahawks were able to take down the Cardinals on the road. The guys then talk about some general NFL storylines, including Jim Irsay's controversial comment on Peyton Manning ahead of the QB's return to Indy and whether or not Michael Vick will lose his starting spot to Nick Foles.

Jets Fans Meet Former Gang Green Greats and Learn How to Spice Up Game Day Meals

by Kris Venezia

Kris Venezia/WFUV Sports

Football, food, and beer are the recipe for a terrific day of watching of one of America’s most beloved sports. The New York Jets have teamed up with the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan to show fans of Gang Green how to take their game day meals to the next level. On Monday, ICE hosted part 3 of the 5 part series which demonstrated how to use bourbon and beer when cooking. Besides the delicious food, Jets fans got another treat as former Gang Green players Freeman McNeil and Greg Buttle were in attendance.

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One on One's NFL Friday: Week 6, 2013

by Kelly Kultys

Mack Rosenberg and Kenny Ducey welcome you an exciting week 6 of NFL Friday. The guys broke down the Giants sixth loss of the year, against the Chicago Bears. They take a look at how Eli Manning has fallen from Super Bowl Champion to leading the NFL with 15 interceptions on the year. Running back Brandon Jacobs made his way back onto the Giants roster and back into our conversation.

Fans, Former NFL Players, Get a Cooking Lesson from the New York Jets and ICE

by Kris Venezia

Kris Venezia/WFUV Sports

Pizza, hot dogs, wings, and burgers are all good meals for the big game, but the New York Jets and Institute of Culinary Education took it to the next level on Monday. ICE, in partnership with the Jets, taught fans and former Jets Wesley Walker and Fred Baxter how to whip up steaks, crab cakes, and french fries. For dessert, Jets nation got to watch Gang Green beat the the Atlanta Falcons on a last second field goal.

Listen below to hear the full experience from Monday night at the Institute of Culinary Education's center in Manhattan.

New York Jets Give Tailgaters a Lesson in Food

by Kris Venezia

Kris Venezia/WFUV Sports

Most tailgaters are used to the basic game day dishes like hot dogs and hamburgers, but the Jets are showing fans a tasty meal is possible for the big game. The first of five seminars had Chef-Instructor James Briscione showing amateur chefs how to prepare bacon stuffed pork-chops, bourbon BBQ chicken, and grilled banana boats.

Listen to the story below.

This is the first of a five-part series. Read Part Two

One on One's NFL Friday: Week 5, 2013

by Kelly Kultys

Kenny Ducey and DJ Sixsmith welcome you in for another edition of NFL Friday, and start off by breaking down the Browns win over the Bills last night, 37-24. The guys take a look at the costly injuries to both Browns QB Brian Hoyer and Bills QB EJ Manuel, and whether either team will look to bring in a veteran to fill the voids.

The guys then bring in WFUV alum Nick Kostos of Siruis Radio and Bleacher Report to discuss all the top stories this week in the NFL.