Is it officially on?
The first ever trading of barbs between Jets coach Rex Ryan and Patriots coach Bill Belchick?
Perhaps the day has finally come. After years of it just being Rex doing all the talking, we now have somewhat of an exchange.
Yesterday, the topic of the penalty on the Patriots for pushing a teammate into the pile during a field goal attempt was still a hot button issue. After all, that penalty moved the Jets into easy field goal range in overtime to win the game.
Belichick was asked yesterday if he thought the Jets told the league to look out for that play by the Pats. Either in a case of Bill still not being over the call, or him simply still not understanding the rule, he replied that he saw the Jets employing the same play.
"Well, I mean, since they were using the play themselves," Belichick said in a conference call Tuesday when asked about the Jets telling refs to watch the push play, per Newsday. "I don't even know about all that. But basically we...