Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 8/28/13

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - MAY 02: Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets speaks to the media during minicamp on May 2, 2009 at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The New York Jets, Rex Ryan and the leader of the state of NJ are to blame for the following. Chris Christie, the rather large and in charge governor for the great state of NJ went on WFAN on Monday to discuss one of his favorite topics, the Jets. Christie is a die-hard fan, and took umbrage to New York Daily News beat reporter Menish Mehta and his line of questioning to Ryan following the Jets preseason victory against the rival Giants. Mehta questioned Ryan’s decision to play Mark Sanchez behind the 3rd-string offensive line in the fourth quarter of a preseason game. This led to Ryan turning his back to answer the question. Christie spoke strongly in defense of Ryan and blasted Metha: “Idiot. The guy’s a complete idiot,” Christie said. “Self-consumed, underpaid, reporter … the only way he’s empowered is because we’re spending all this time talking about Manish Mehta this morning.” Now, for those that are unaware, Christie can be a bit of blowhard, kinda like Ryan. One of the things that has attracted New Jersey voters to the republican is his ability engage with his words. This is common behavior from him. Not to take away [...]

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