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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...
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Rex Ryan has been fined 75,000 for his abusive language towards a fan during half-time of the New York Jets and New England Patriots game. As Ryan went into half-time a fan yelled at him, “Hey Rex, Bill Belichick is better than you!” Ryan responded “Shut the f- up!” This is the second time Ryan has been fined at least 50,000 as fans caught him flipping off a fan at a MMA...
Rex Ryan leaned on superstition and a familiar tactic to motivate his young quarterback on Tuesday. For the second consecutive season, Ryan gave backup Mark Brunell some first-team snaps at practice to motivate Mark Sanchez and get his third-year signal caller out of his recent funk. Brunell ...
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...
It's safe to say few New Englanders minded when the NFL fined Jets coach Rex Ryan for swearing at a fan while leaving the field. The incident, which was caught on video by a fan with a cellphone, has generated debate among NFL fans. Is fining NFL personnel for foul language important for the league to control its image, or is it another futile attempt by the league to control...
Rex Ryan's mouth really cost him this time. The New York Jets' brash coach will not appeal a $75,000 fine issued Monday by the NFL for using profanity while angrily responding to a fan at halftime of a 37-16 loss Nov. 13 to New England. Ryan received an official notice from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Ryan spoke to Goodell a few days ago to discuss the matter and to apologize to him.
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan will be fined between $75,000 and $100,000 for cursing at a heckler during the team's Sunday night loss to the New England Patriots, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
The NFL is expected to hand down the fine on Monday, eight days after Ryan told a fan to "shut the [expletive] up" while walking into the locker room at Met Life Stadium...
Rex Ryan's mouth really cost him this time.
Backup QB Brunell gets first-team reps as motivational tool
The NFL is expected to fine New York Jets coach Rex Ryan between $75,000 and $100,000 for using profane language to a fan at halftime of last Sunday night's game against the New England Patriots, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Jets coach Rex Ryan was fined $75,000 this week for cursing at a fan at halftime of last week's game in Denver.
On a conference call with Buffalo reporters today, Ryan reached back into hockey history when asked about what he would do differently as a result of the fine.
Said Ryan: "Well, I think I should have gone with the Jim Schoenfeld thing, you know, go get a donut...
LESS THAN a week after the Jets fell victim to the magic of Tim Tebow, Rex Ryan’s team is fighting for its playoff life amid a murky AFC wild card landscape. Gang G reen is among five teams within a game of each other for the final playoff spot with six weeks left in the regular season.
The Jets returned to practice feeling confident that they still had a shot at the playoffs. Yet it was telling to hear players and Rex Ryan use words like “if” and “can.”
FLORHAM PARK–Rex Ryan shared today that he took a couple of snaps away from Mark Sanchez during practice this week and gave them to Mark Brunell. This is the same thing he did last year to try to light a fire under Sanchez. And it worked. Last year, Ryan said Sanchez was so mad, “He wanted to fight me.”
This year, Ryan said he hasn’t spoken to Sanchez all week, leading to...
For the second consecutive season, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan tries a strategy to motivate quarterback Mark Sanchez.