Posted January 02, 2012 on
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This wasn't exactly how Rex Ryan and the New York Jets pictured their season to end.
It was a somewhat surreal setting a day after a loss at Miami ended a disappointing season as the Jets (8-8) cleared out their lockers Monday amid speculation that big changes are coming.
Guard Matt Slauson tells reporters that Ryan cried at the team meeting ''because he loves us.'' Linebacker Bart Scott snarled at a photographer, using an expletive, and then used an obscene hand gesture.
Several players were already gone, and a few - including the normally media-friendly Darrelle Revis - chose to not speak.
Wide receiver Santonio Holmes, benched Sunday after arguing with teammates in the huddle, was escorted out of the locker room by a public relations staff member without talking.
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