1986 New York Giants: Third Best Team of the 80s Bull Market Era

June 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's a great quarterback nickname, coined by the cynical New Yorkers of the late 1970s.
"Parkway Joe" Pisarcik, was described by the tabloids' sportswriters as "the bargain basement quarterback."
No $427,000 bonus here.  No photographs of Parkway on...a Parkway.  No Super Bowl victory guarantees.  No Super Bowls.
Then, the following year it was, “Where the hell is Morehead State University?”
Tough room, here in Jersey.
It's in Morehead, on I-64, about an hour east of Lexington...you know, where they raise horses...no, not plow horses...maybe three hours east of Louisville...Kentucky Derby?  Four weeks before Belmont?
Okay, so Giants fans will be unhappy with their team's 1979 quarterback draft pick, Phil Simms, from Morehead State, four hours east of Significance. 
Back to Parkway.
It's the '78 Eagles-Giants game at the godforsaken Meadowlands.  This has been rumored so often it possibly cannot be t...

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