Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills landed their new starting running back in Bryce Brown. Fred Jackson takes exception to such statements.
How strongly does Jackson feel about Brown’s place in a suddenly crowded Bills backfield? He’s willing to bet money on it.
Brown was shipped to Buffalo over the weekend in exchange for a future fourth-round pick that can become a third, a stellar deal as far as Philly should be concerned. Well, McCoy was just wishing his former Birds teammate well, except when Jackson caught wind, he suggested Shady put his money where his mouth is.
Jackson is willing to make a wager on his or C.J. Spiller’s hanging on to the job of No. 1 back. McCoy thinks Jackson—33—is too old for Twitter and calls him “grandpa Freddy.” Grandpa Freddy says open your check
The whole exchange is performance art at its finest. You can check out back-and-forth over at Fox Sports.
>> Fred Jackson takes exception with LeSean McCoy [Fox Sports]
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As many citizens in Puerto Rico continue to struggle with the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, Villanova basketball has decided to use its platform to raise money for relief.
The Villanova men’s and women’s teams will host an exhibition doubleheader Nov. 1 at the Jake Nevin Field House, with all ticket sales benefiting the organization “Unidos Por Puerto Rico.” Villanova is also encouraging fans to make additional donations at this website.
The Wildcats women's team will play East Stroudsburg (Division II) at 6 p.m. The men’s team will follow, with a contest against Drexel at 8:30 p.m.
“The impact of Hurricane Irma on our fellow citizens of Puerto Rico has been tragic,” Villanova athletic director Mark Jackson said. “We are grateful that the NCAA is permitting its members to participate in making donations in this unique way as we get ready for the college basketball season. I hope the Nova Nation will join us in supporting this relief effort.”
The men’s team, ranked No. 6 nationally in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll, was upset by Wisconsin in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season after a national championship campaign in 2015-16.
The Villanova women finished last season 20-15 overall, making a run to the semifinals of the WNIT before falling to Michigan, 65-11.
Both teams start the regular season Nov. 10, with the women visiting Hartford and the men taking on Columbia at the Wells Fargo Center.