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Yesterday during his conference call, Rex Ryan voiced some displeasure in how the bookies were looking at this Sunday’s game. As of yesterday, the Jets were two point dogs to the Chargers, and Rex made it clear that he didn’t agree with that logic.
We have to win this one against an excellent football team … In fact, I think we’re (two-point) underdogs at our home stadium, which seems really odd to me. But they are an excellent team.”
There’s little more ignomious in football than being tagged a home dog. Philip Bondy of the Daily News threw some cold water on Ryan’s statement.
It isn’t odd at all. Bookies have too much at stake to be fooled by a stumble-out-of-the-gate victory over the Miami Dolphins. They know that Philip Rivers isn’t Matt Moore; that Rivers completes 67% of his passes and doesn’t always throw at the guy covered by Darrelle Revis. They also see that the Jets start chronically slow, can’t run against anyone, feature an erratic young quarterback who isn’t allow
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Jets coach Rex Ryan admits he messed up in his comments about the San Diego Chargers, New York's opponent this week. Ryan says Thursday that he didn't intentionally diss the Chargers or coach Norv Turner by saying `'I would have had a couple of rings" had the team hired him as head coach in 2007.
Jets coach Rex Ryan admits he messed up in his comments about the San Diego Chargers, New York's opponent this week.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J - Jets coach Rex Ryan admits he messed up in his comments about the San Diego Chargers, New York's...
Rex Ryan said Thursday anything inferred by his comments about having two Super Bowls rings if he got the Chargers coaching job was "unintentional".
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As usual, the Jets coach predicted big things from his team this year. The Super Bowl talk and boasts about his roster created expectations around the Jets that six weeks into the season appear unrealistic.
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FLORHAM PARK, N.J (AP) - Jets coach Rex Ryan admits he messed up in his comments about the San Diego Chargers, New York's opponent this week.Ryan says Thursday that he didn't intentionally diss the Chargers or coach Norv Turner by saying `'I would have had a couple of rings" had ...
There have been some incredibly newsworthy weeks in Rex Ryan's tenure as the Jets' coach, but few more intense than the one just passed.
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