Jason Pierre-Paul has another use for his new glove: handling the hot quotes he's been dropping lately.
At Wednesday's press conference, the New York Giants defensive end showed high confidence in preparation for the game against the New England Patriots, who are having a perfect season so far (via New York Daily News):
With Tom Brady and the unbeaten Patriots heading to MetLife Stadium Sunday, the Giants defensive end said New England still has a long way to go to a perfect season.
"He's a good quarterback," said JPP. "Everybody knows about Tom Brady. But they've gotta come through here first."
Adding to that confidence, he notes that the New Orleans Saints only beat the Giants in Week 8 because Pierre-Paul wasn't there:
JPP asked if Brees threw for 500 vs. Giants, what will Brady do? Answer: "I wasn't there. That's a big difference. Everybody knows that."— Tom Rock (@TomRock_Newsday) November 11, 2015
As for actually beating Tom Brady, one of Pierre-Paul's strategies is apparently ... wishing sickness upon him:
JPP on Tom Brady: "You don't know. He could have an off game. He could be sick. I hope he's sick. That'd be better for us."— Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) November 11, 2015
And regarding the elephant in the room, losing a finger in a fireworks accident is terrible and painful, but according to Pierre-Paul, it does not compare to recovering from back surgery:
Jason Pierre-Paul said returning from back surgery was worse than his hand. "Yeah, I'm missing an index finger but my back was worse."— Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) November 11, 2015
Keep dropping these fire quotes, JPP. We'll need them for winter.
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