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The Rap Sheet:
Wait, you thought we’d go the whole week without Jets coach Rex Ryan chiming in? That his least-favorite team, the Patriots, are playing his old team, the Ravens, and he won’t offer a prediction?
No chance. He did a conference call with season-ticket holders spoke to WFAN Radio, and per the NY Daily News, Rex weighed in with a prediction.
“First off, the Ravens are going to win this game,” Ryan told WFAN. “I think Terrell Suggs might be the difference in this game…. Let’s face it: I’m cheering for the Ravens.”
Yeah… considering how well his predictions have gone, I don’t know if this is a good sign or bad sign. I mean, he’s due. But he’s been wrong so much.
Anyway, I asked ex-Jets safety and now Patriots starter James Ihedigbo for his thoughts on Rex’s prediction.
“Who cares?” Ihedigbo said with a shrug. And that about sums it up.
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New York Jets coach Rex Ryan told WFAN-AM on Friday that he'll remain
confident but might tone down his comments after his Super Bowl guarantees and
bravado could have hurt his team this season.
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I just wanted to see our stadium and it was in blue and it drove me crazy. I drove by there specifically to see it and just to get that taste in my mouth… Next year we’re going to be here.”
– Rex Ryan on driving by MetLife during the Giants home playoff game
In his three years with the team, Jets coach Rex Ryan rarely has shown restraint when it comes to the things he says about his team. He now says that, in the future, he possibly will. Ryan told WFAN on Friday that he may tone things down when it comes to boasting, bragging, and/or guaranteeing. …
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