Rex Ryan's mouth really cost him this time.
The brash New York Jets coach was fined $75,000 by the NFL for using profanity while angrily responding to a fan at halftime of New York's 37-16 loss to New England last Sunday.
A 49-second video shot by a fan at MetLife Stadium shows the Jets walking off the field and when Ryan appears, someone is heard yelling, ''Hey, Rex, Belichick is better than you,'' referring to Patriots coach Bill Belichick. Ryan looks up and tells the fan to ''shut up'' while also using an obscenity.
Ryan apologized a day later for what he called ''a mistake,'' saying he ''was full of emotion and just popped off.'' Moments earlier, the Jets had just allowed the Patriots to take a 13-9 lead into halftime. He added that he's aware that he represents the franchise and the league, but isn't ''perfect by any stretch.''
''Sometimes,'' he said, ''my...