Found December 19, 2011 on The Penalty Flag:
 Forget that the New York Jets were just throttled by the Philadelphia Eagles, head coach Rex Ryan is already taking shots at their cross town rival. As the New York Giants prepare to play the New York Jets both teams are in desperate need of a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. While he respects Tom Coughlin “immensely,” Ryan said he never came to New York “to be a little brother to anybody, so, it’s on.” Ryan said the Jets have been the best of the New York-area teams lately, and adds that while the Giants (7-7) are an “excellent” team, “I think we’re better.”

Rex Ryan: Jets 'better' than Giants

The New York Jets head coach's latest round of smack talk relates to how he took offense to how the Jets are often characterized as the "little brother" to the Giants.

Rex Ryan addresses rumor that Eagles knew Jets plays

We mentioned earlier that New York Jets safety Eric Smith claimed the Philadelphia Eagles knew what formations the Jets were using and relayed it to quarterback … [visit site to read more] Rex Ryan addresses rumor that Eagles knew Jets plays - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

You Already Know It’s All About Me, So It’s Still All About Me, Until It’s Not

New York, meet MetaRex. “If we don’t win this game, it’s going to fall on one person—and that’s the way it should be,” Ryan said on Tuesday. “Right on top of me… and that’s fine. And when we win, it’ll be about the Jets and that’s where I want the attention to be… If we lose, it’s coming right down on me and I can handle it.” Ryan did this last year with...

Jets' Ryan disappointed but still talking big

Rex Ryan got on the phone, paused for a second and then offered the one positive thought he could come up with.

This Could Actually Be Really Entertaining…..

Probably trying to divert attention away from his team’s awful loss in Philadelphia, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan reached back for some vintage bluster Monday, firing the first shots in this week’s Battle of New York. Ryan said it’s “ridiculous” for anyone to suggest the New York Giants have been better than the Jets since his arrival in ’09, but he acknowledged the...

Giants ‘Rolle’ with their own drama before Jets game

For every Rex Ryan there is an Antrel Rolle to stir the pot.  Sure the New York Jets have had their share of drama this season, but the New York Giants Safety  has taken it to a different level this season. Consider his comments last week about … [visit site to read more] Giants ‘Rolle’ with their own drama before Jets game - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets...

Jets vs. Giants: The Survival Bowl

When you’re fighting for a divisional title at 7-7, there is nothing to brag about. When you’re a 8-6 club hanging onto a wildcard berth by a thread after guaranteeing Super Bowl appearances, there is no need for boasting either. The Jets host the Giants Saturday in a stadium both call home, but the only real award awaiting the winner may be life beyond the final week of the...

Rex Ryan says Santonio Holmes apologized for celebration penalty

Jets receiver Santonio Holmes had a terrible game in Sunday’s blowout loss to the Eagles. His first-quarter fumble set up Philadelphia’s first touchdown, and a pass bounced out of his hands and into the hands of Philadelphia’s Asante Samuel, setting up the Eagles’ second touchdown. To top it all off, even when Holmes finally made…

Daily Links: Gotta Rebound

Smith: Eagles were calling out coverages [ESPN] Mark Sanchez will start vs. Giants despite apparent neck injury [NJ] Giants likely minus 2 key players Sunday [ESPN] Is Ray Lewis’ time nearly up? [NFP] Jets’ Scott has event to help foundation, LeGrand [CBS] Holmes apologizes to Rex Ryan for untimely penalty against Eagles [NJ] Sources: Andre Carter headed for IR [ESPN]
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