Originally written November 07, 2012 on NESN.com:
You just had to expect Rex Ryan would weigh in on this one — pun very much intended. Get it? “Weigh” in? Because he dropped a lot of weight in the offseason. Moving on from bad puns, yesterday we reported that, along with Bill Belichick, Ryan was voted the most overrated coach in the NFL by a Sporting News poll which took the pulse of players. Given Ryan’s penchant for opening his mouth whether it’s warranted or not, it’s unsurprising that he took the opportunity to share his thoughts on the matter. “I wasn’t offended by it,” Ryan told ESPN New York. In fact, Ryan continued his trend of heaping praise on New England’s leader. Apparently he took some solace in the fact that Belichick was ranked No. 2 on the list, since conventional wisdom states that The Hoodie is, in fact, one of the better coaches in football. “My first thought was, I looked at it and I saw who was second,” said Ryan. “I was like, Hey, I finally beat Belichick in something.’ I knew it would take time, but I final
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