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New England radio station fires back at Jets fans’ ‘#TomShady’ billboards (pic)

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 A rock radio station in New Hampshire has delivered its snarky retort to a batch of anti-Tom Brady billboards that have popped up in New Jersey mocking the New England Patriots quarterback and his four-game suspension (which is now on appeal).

The original signs, 12 in all and reportedly financed by a group of “anonymous Jets fans” according to the billboard company, bear the message, “#TomShady,” along with the patented team chant “J-E-T-S Jets! Jets! Jets!” The billboards are electronic so the turnaround from the order on Monday to going live on Tuesday required minimal effort.

Well, 94-WJY, “Providence’s Home of Rock and Roll,” apparently has responded in kind, funding a smack-talking billboard of its own, this one mocking the Jets’ considerable championship dry spell when compared to the Patriots’ esteemed Super Bowl pedigree.

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Boom. Shots were fired. And then, shots were returned. There’s nothing like a good old fashioned billboard war to get the rivalry juices flowing. Or something.

[H/T Boston Sports Then & Now, images via NYDN, 94HJY/Twitter]