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EUB WEEBANK'S MOTHER HENS
Robert F. Jones
November 10, 1969
The Jet coach is really Weeb Ewbank, but few remember. The mother hens are the Jet pass blockers and they never forget they have to protect that good-looking chick with the white shoes
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November 10, 1969

Eub Weebank's Mother Hens

The Jet coach is really Weeb Ewbank, but few remember. The mother hens are the Jet pass blockers and they never forget they have to protect that good-looking chick with the white shoes

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Nonetheless, the Jets are on top and happy-go-lucky. After their final hard workout last week they went to the locker room for a little R & R. Grown, naked men skulked about, carrying cups of ice water, stalking one another for a chilling shot. At one point Namath ducked into Ewbank's office, chortling madly to himself: " John Elliot's been after me for 15 minutes. But he isn't going to get me." Joe had a bucket of ice water in his hand. "Now look here, Joe," said the coach. "I don't mind you throwing cups of that stuff at one another, but buckets is going too far. You better quit it." Said Namath, "Sure, Weeb." A few minutes later someone sloshed a bucket of ice water into the sauna bath, and at least four infuriated Jets charged out looking for revenge. Was it Joe Willie who did the dirty deed? Well, as they say in Flushing, practice makes poifect.

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