Yes, Joe was at Media Day at the Super Bowl earlier this week and took loads of photos. It was freaking so cold that morning in Newark, Joe thinks he has just now warmed up back home in Tampa Bay. Hope you enjoy some of the sights of Media Day. Joe will have a diary of sorts of his trip to Gotham and Jersey tomorrow.
The Rutgers marching band entertained folks at Media Day just prior to the first session. No, Greg Schiano was nowhere to be found.
TV Azteca never disappoints at Media Day.
The NFL Network set
Somewhere in there is Peyton Manning.
Indefatigable Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com’s “Around the League” was one of the few people with a table to work from on the floor of the Prudential Center at Media Day – the perks of working for The Shield.
Hall of Fame NFL writer Dan Pompei looks with disdain as Broncos president and Hall of Famer John Elway is grilled on the BSPN set. The BSPN goons hollered at Joe for taking this picture in the middle of a live shot. Neither FOX nor the NFL Network gave a damn if Joe took photos.
One of only three quarterbacks to lead the Bucs to an NFC Championship game, Shaun King shares a laugh at Media Day.
Jeané Coakley of SNY does not like her first take from the floor of the Prudential Center at Media Day.
Prickly Pete Prisco at Media Day.
Former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss monitors the chaos from the safety of the FOX Sports 1 set at Media Day. When Joe approached him for a few questions, Moss sneered at Joe as if Joe was about to yack on his suit.
“The Godfather,” Gil Brandt.
Seattle’s 12th Man made an appearance at Media Day. From what Joe had seen in Gotham, Seahawks fans are pretty rowdy.
Former Broncos running back and NFL Network analyst Terrell Davis is mobbed by reporters.
What would Media Day be without a superhero?
Bruce Murray and Rich Gannon listen to a caller intensely as they broadcast their SiriusXM NFL Radio show, “The Blitz,” live from Media Day.
SNY’s Jeané Coakley does a standup (standing on a set of aluminum bleachers) at Media Day.
The camera loves Melanie Collins of Yahoo! Sports and Big Ten Network fame.
The Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders made an appearance because, well, why not?
What would the Founding Fathers say about Media Day?
Fans who pay $28 to get into Media Day are given radios that can be tuned to hear any player/coach/network to listen to.
Jay Glazer and Joel Klatt scope out their next prey to interview from the FOX Sports 1 set at Media Day.
Scott Hanson of the NFL Network makes a point live from the NFL Network set at Media Day.
Entertainment Tonight reporter “Rocsi” tries to get fans fired up at Media Day. Joe knows a much better way she could have accomplished this, but Roger Goodell would have likely frowned on the act.
It seems the best asset of the world renowned Ines Sainz caught the eye of a passerby at Media Day.