Let Santonio Listen To His IPod: I Got Your Back #10

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Well it didn’t take long for Santonio Holmes to grab some headlines in a negative way as a New York Jet. In what has to be one of the stupidest stories I have ever read, Santonio Holmes was escorted off a plane in Pittsburgh for being a disruptive passenger. He wasn’t arrested. No files are going to be charged but why was Holmes sent off the plane? #10 refused to turn off his IPod as the plane was landing. Don’t worry Santonio as the rest of the New York media jumps all over you…I got your back.

First off, everybody knows nothing happens when you keep your IPod on as the plane lands. Let me tell you this, if my plane is going down because I need to hear the last verse of a Kid Cudi song than I need to switch airlines or start driving everywhere. You keep bumping those beats #10. The guy was flying to Vegas for the Mayweather fight, he was probably blasting a little Katy Perry “Waking Up In Vegas,” and getting hyped up for some roulette, blackjack, and craps. Leave him alone and let the man enjoy the last few minutes of his flight.

PhotobucketSecond, do you think this happens if Santonio was landing in JFK? Absolutely not. Obviously, these were bitter Pittsburgh airline employees and police officers who are mad they lost their Super Bowl MVP receiver for a 5th round pick and that their quarterback spends more time in bathrooms during the off-season than at the team complex. If Holmes was flying into JFK, I bet the airline employees tell him to turn his music up and get ready to pull in 10 touchdowns in 12 games. Hell, they might have even sat down with him and put their Ipods on. You think they were escorting him off the plane for being a “disruptive passenger”…C’mon now.

So you keep bumping that IPod Santonio but do us all a favor, if you make it to Vegas…take it easy. I love Braylon and Cotchery as our receivers but I want to see you out there for 15 games this year (including the playoffs)…we don’t need your suspension being shifted up to Rothlisberger or Jason Ferguson length.

Now, Some Other Updates:

1. Follow Turn On The Jets on Facebook and Twitter (Turn On The Jets) for updates from today’s rookie minicamp. I wasn’t there but I have read a report from everybody who was and it sounds like Joe McKnight had a rough day and Vlad Ducasse was pushing some people around…as much as you could in a practice without pads. Also, I will link Rex Ryan’s press conference where he discussed Holmes and the UDFAs who stood out to him. Also, I will link up the transcripts of Kyle Wilson and Ducasse post practice press conferences. The Jets will practice twice tomorrow.

2. My NBA predictions for tonight? The Bucks knock the Hawks out of the playoffs. The Thunder send it back to Los Angeles for game 7. The Jazz knock the Nuggets out of the playoffs.

  • S Dot Gato

    Joe dont defend Holmes for just being a complete idiot for no reason and refusing to take his headphones off cuz he thinks hes better than everyone else. Everyone knows when you fly they ask you to turn off all electric devices, me, you and the rest of the country follow common procedures and just because hes in the NFL he thinks hes an exception. All hes doin is actin like a jerk by not taking the head phones off and brining more negative attention to himself. You Jet fans should hope to have him for 12 games cuz he just seems to be gettin dumber and dumber. Dont these athletes learn that people want to bring you down once your in the negative spotlight? No I guess they dont, and then they end up like Pacman Jones. Enjoy Holmes this year Jet fans cuz if he keeps up these non-sensical acts he wont be back.

  • the iron marshal

    “… the new york media jumps all over you…”

    ain’t dat da truth… and Santonio had best learn that peculiar infection of our local media but quick, else his life will rapidly devolve into a terrell-owens-like imitation of bitchy housewives catfighting about nonsense all day long.

    I think between Rex, Bart Scott, Jenx, Darelle, Nick & Sanchez, there’s plenty of horsepower under the hood to keep this kid from reflexively reacting to any anklebiter that comes along trying to goad him…

    and that includes the “see, I toldya so’s” who can’t wait to cackle when this crap pops up (S Gato, am thinking of you when I write this…)

    T I M

  • Joe Caporoso

    Don’t you owe Santonio an apology now, S Gato?