Found December 05, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
TEAMS: New York Jets
Despite the team struggling mightily of late, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan clearly has been able to retain his sense of humor. While addressing the media, a loud noise (or was it a low rumple … followed by a metallic ‘squink’ … and then a mysterious…’glonk’? /Seinfeld-ed it) interrupted the coach. Not skipping […]The post Rex Ryan jokingly hides behind podium after loud noise interrupts press conference (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

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