First New York Yankees fans pour out of an ALCS game in waves, and now New York Jets fans are likewise failing to support their team. Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says Jets fans were both silent and late in the Pack's convincing win on Sunday:â†µ
"It wasn't that wild to be honest with you," Rodgers told Jay Glazer on FOXSports.com's After Party show.â†µ
"Fans, a lot of them didn't show up until the second quarter," Rodgers said. "And it wasn't as loud as I expected. All of us were very surprised, a 5-1 team, as well as they were playing, it wasn't a louder stadium."â†µ
New York City is therefore a terrible pro football town*, as an out-of-context interpretation of this nuance-free anecdote by an individual with a sense of humor proves, but at least it's a very good
playoff baseball college football pro hockey pro basketball town, based on New York Knicks attendance figures. â†µâ†µIt's a shame the Big Apple, a transient city with a ton of things to do besides sporting events, can't do a better job of supporting its pro teams. At least show up on time -- it's not like you guys were stuck in traffic.
* I didn't start the fire, y'all.