Originally posted on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 11/1/11

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 24: Joe Namath, former Jets quarterback, looks on from the sidelines before the New York Jets take on the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 24, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Joe Namath is at it again. He has been a big criticizer of the Jets this year. Now his is making it personal with Rex Ryan. Ryan was seen wearing a Joe Namath jersey to the mall recently, and Joe commented saying "I'm just stunned that the jersey with No. 12 come in that size."

Ryan took the shot pretty well saying "Shoot, hey it doesn't matter," Ryan said when asked about wearing the jersey. "I'm still a huge Joe Namath fan."

He added: "Any fan or any Jets alum is welcome to their opinion. It doesn’t mean I have to like it or agree with it."

I'm sure Rex is just playing this off and trying not to talk trash about a legend. I'm sure he idolized Joe growing up and now hates that Joe is ripping him a new one. He has been largely critized for the play on the field by his team, but now it's getting personal. Not sure how much longer Rex can hold back before he goes on one of his rants.

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