Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 11/20/12
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The New York papers might want to make fun of Bill Belichick but Rex Ryan is having none of that.With his team trailing the Patriots in the division by essentially four games (Pats hold tie-breaker) he's not in a position to trash talk. In fact he went the opposite direction and went to bat for Belichick in the face of his criticism for leaving Gronkowski in for the extra point.So, what does Rex Ryan think of people calling out Belichick for playing Gronkowski on that play?CSNNE.com"Absolutely ridiculous," Ryan said on a Tuesday conference call. "(Gronkowski) is on an extra point. He's probably done it 100 times this year for the simple fact that's how many points they score. You never see that. Every single team in the league, we have D'Brickashaw Ferguson there, we have . . . whoever the player is. "You don't play the game that way and it's just an unfortunate thing," added Ryan. "That's just a freak deal that that would happen. But unfortunately that's part of the game. Injuries ...
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