Irene pushes back annual preseason matchup between Jets and Giants http://t.co/bprSQEl
8/27/11 7:28 AM
The game originally was scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. but Thursday the decision was made to move kickoff up five hours to 2 p.m. “to give everybody an opportunity to get home safely after the game” according to Giants co-owner John Mara.
A day later, after a state of emergency was declared in New York and New Jersey, after the mass transit systems in both states were set to get shut down by noon today, the decision was made that playing the game at any time today presented too great a risk.
Offensive Coordinator, Marty Mornhinweg, was unavailable to explain himself to the media after the game Sunday, but Yahoo sports have reached out this morning and here are some quotes from the Jets' OC.
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