Halfway through the most hyped game of the NFL playoffs and the NY Jets lead the New England Patriots 14-3. Headlines leading up to the game were not about the players but more so the trash talking. Patriots head coach Bill Belichik warned his players to not participate in the he said she said. But Pats WR Wes Welker not only ignored his coach’s orders but delivered one of the most memorable press conferences, referencing feet or toes 11 times, in response to Rex Ryan’s foot fetish scandal. Despite leading the Patriots in receiving during the regular season, Welker was benched for the start of the game!
Samantha Steele- December 2012
ESPN sideline reporter Samantha Steele is engaged to Minnesota Viking QB Christian Ponder earning her the honor of December 2012 Jersey Chaser of the Month.Steele and Ponder began dating at the begining of the NFL season and both had breakout years. Ponder claimed the starting job for the Vikings, while Steele was crowned ESPN’s new darling with the departure of Erin Andrews. The couple met on the College Game Day set. When asked about the relationship, Ponder said: “The cool thing is that obviously, we’re both at the same time, so we don’t get to see each other that much. But at least one person isn’t feeling guilty about not making the effort to do it or whatever. Then we kind of have the same schedule in the off season, so that’ll be good.” Share It