Posted October 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Another date with the New England Patriots has New York Jets coach Rex Ryan running his mouth. Nothing unusual in that. The fact his banged-up squad has the same record as New England, however, may be a bit more odd. Two of the four AFC East teams knotted at 3-3 continue their tense rivalry Sunday when the Patriots host the Jets. Facing the Patriots always seem to bring out an even more boisterous side of Ryan, who again expressed confidence despite his team being outscored 112-40 in losing the last three regular-season meetings. ''I want them to know, and they know, that I think we're going to beat them,'' Ryan said. ''I don't buy into all that other stuff. Look, I recognize they're a great football team and (Bill) Belichick's a great coach. I've never once said he wasn't, OK, but we're not going to back down or concede anything.'' Sunday's contest will give the winner an upper hand over the other in the division...
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