Record: Pascrell tapped for NFL Hall of Fame

No offense to state Sen. Jeff Van Drew (D-1), but it’s hard to visualize U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9) sporting the Billy Idol-style cut Bill Parcells wore in his resurrection years.

Yet The Bergen-Record apparently confused Pascrell with Parcells in its Sunday edition front page “NFL Hall of Fame Taps Pascrell, Snubs Strahan” tease.

Pascrell caught the blunder and good-naturedly referenced it on Facebook.

“The Record is a fantastic newspaper and does a great job covering our region, which is why I was surprised to get inducted to the Football Hall of Fame,” the congressman wrote. “They should know it would be more likely that Cooperstown would come calling, but I certainly appreciate the honor.”

"New Jersey hasn’t heard the last of Brian Goldberg. Or maybe New Jersey will be hearing about him for the first time."
—NJ Media Advance for NJ.com's "The Auditor," on the Essex Republican's new PAC