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Jets Owner Woody Johnson: Is He the New George?

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George Steinbrenner in many of the same ways, loved to hang onto the backpages. Be it by major signings such as Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, Dave Winfield (to the first $1 million contract), Alex Rodriguez, the players are endless. George Steinbrenner always needed to bring in the big name.

He also liked to hear himself talk as well. whether he was needling managers, especially Billy Martin, firing and hiring him, as well as getting on players, we always heard his voice, on the airwaves or in the newspaper. He even went so far as to sending private investigators after Dave Winfield when their relationship went south.

George Steinbrenner loved the backpages. Woody Johnson loves the backpages. But, there is one major difference that separates the two.

What is it? George Steinbrenner backed up his mouth by winning rings.

Woody Johnson makes moves for business sake, and they accomplish nothing.

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Topics: Alan Schechter, Backup Quarterback, Bill Parcells, Brett Favre, Chad Pennington, George Steinbrenner, Mark Sanchez, Mike Tannenbaum, NY Jets, Ny Jets Trade, Plaxico Burress, Quarterback, Santonio Holmes, Tebowmania, Terry Bradway, Tim Tebow, Woody Johnson

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