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The King Needs a Food Tester

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    One of the staples of NFL training camp season is Peter King "Post Cards From Camp".

    One part I always enjoy is his rating of camp food. His first visit this year was to the Saints. Because of King's stance on Bounty Gate he was concerned about eating the food this year in The Saints cafeteria. From his column:

    On the Menu

    Well, I didn't eat at the Saints' cafeteria Friday. I figured it's probably not such a good idea to eat a team's food when half the organization (and that might be conservative) wants me to fall off a cliff because of my reporting on the bounty affair. But I sat with Brees while he ate, and it looked lovely -- a couple of grilled vegetable wraps and three bottles of water to stave off the inevitable summer dehydration at the Saints' afternoon practice. I will give Abita Brewery a B+ for two bottles of their fine Amber Ale while waiting for a plane at the New Orleans airport in the evening.
  2. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    If there is a more self-absorbed "look at me" writer in the country than Peter King, I would love to know who it is.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member


    yeah, who else could compare...
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  4. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    So would I.
  5. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    From Kings MMQB:

    8. I think this is the cost of doing business the way I think it should be done in NFL journalism these days -- and I tell you this because it may affect my ability to know as much about the Saints as I've known in the past few years. Joe Vitt and Mickey Loomis, the New Orleans past and future 2012 brain trust, are not speaking to me, presumably because of my reporting on the Saints' bounty case. Sean Payton told me earlier in the year he wouldn't speak to me either, because he didn't think I reported the story fairly. I'd had great relationships with Loomis and Payton. But that's how it goes. For the record, I regret nothing that I've written or said on the case.
  6. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty New Member

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