The New York Jets and the New York Giants are squaring off in the preseason, and it is an a rivalry cross-town match up. On the line is the Snoopy Trophy, given to the winner of the game.
Regardless off who wins in the otherwise meaningless game, the Giants thing they’re the “kings of New York.”
“I think the Giants are the real New York team,” Giants running back Andre Williams told the New York Post this week.
You can only imagine how those words hit Jets head coach Rex Ryan, who likes to make Super Bowl guarantees but has yet to play in one or win one. Ryan is always out spoken and won’t let this slide.
“Yeah,” Ryan said on Wednesday, via the Newark Star-Ledger. “Last time I saw him he was getting smoked by Clemson.”
Of course the New York Giants have won more Super Bowls, including two in the past seven years, so it is hard to argue with Williams. That being said, Williams comments did get responses from some other players.
“He’s a rookie. He doesn’t even know what a real NFL season feels like yet,” defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. “I can see why. They’re probably trying to set the tone. But, like I said: Come with it.”