FLORHAM PARK–Amid all the speculation that the team is becoming fractured, Rex Ryan and the players who spoke Monday via conference call, all toed the party line, citing the reverse. The condensed version is that the team remains unified and confident in each other, and that includes confidence in Brian Schottenheimer although Nick Mangold may have alluded to some amount of locker room discord when he said:
“Emotions run high especially when you have very competitive guys like we do. It gets difficult when you’re not winning, but in the end we have a great group of guys here who undertand it’s going to take a great deal of work to do to get on the right path.”
As for Schottenheimer, Ryan said the team is “fortunate” to have him and Dustin Keller agreed, saying, “Were very confident in Schotty’s abilities.”
Ryan also again dismissed the report that any meetings happened with him and any of the wide receivers. He said that it “100%” did not happen.
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