Jets fans troll New England Patriots with 'cheaters' banner flown over camp … – NJ.com
The creators of the website that called for former Jets general manager John Idzik to be fired spent their money on trolling a rival team instead: They flew a plane with a banner “Cheaters Look Up!” over New England Patriots practice on Thursday.
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Here’s what NYJetsFans.com owner Jason Koeppel told Metro about the plan:
“The time has come for Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft to start dealing with reality. Sports fans are not stupid. We have seen this act before from disgraced former superstar athletes. People like Lance Armstrong and Ryan Braun who challenged the system after they got caught red handed. Ben Johnson, Marion Jones, A-Rod, Roger Clemens — the list of people who lied after they got caught cheating is sadly endless.
“Why not learn from their mistakes? Take a lesson from Pete Rose who is still banned from baseball because of the way he acted after he got caught. Give up your ridiculous campaign of lies and accept your punishment. Have some integrity. Stop this ‘Tom Foolery’ today”
The plane was flown by the owner of Jersey Shore Aerial, a New Jersey company. And if NYJetsFans.com sounds familiar, it’s becuse they recently launched a campaign to bring back superfan Fireman Ed back to Jets games.
Here are photos of the banner that flew over practice:
Banner flying around #Patriots practice. “CHEATERS LOOK UP! @JETSFANMEDIA” You can’t make this stuff up. pic.twitter.com/LN2dN9zZqg
— Charles Robinson (@CharlesRobinson) July 30, 2015
Welcome to camp, Patriots! A plane flew over the practice field reading ‘Cheaters Look Up.’ 😂 pic.twitter.com/NJGkaenwFA
— 120 Sports (@120Sports) July 30, 2015
“Cheaters Look Up” sign flown by plane over Pats training camp (H/T @bsalsportsguy25, @emandelkern) pic.twitter.com/KH2ngaFrdn
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 30, 2015
A plane just circled the practice fields with a flag that reads, “Cheaters look up @JetsFanMedia” pic.twitter.com/zG3b6212qQ
— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) July 30, 2015
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