Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 11/20/11

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - MAY 02: Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets speaks to the media during minicamp on May 2, 2009 at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
One of the most random and interesting things to come out of the Patriots win over the Jets was that Rex Ryan cursed off a fan while heading into the locker room. We told you about it right here. It was a strange thing, the kind that goes unnoticed most times… except it was caught by a camera. So it became news. And now, Ryan will pay. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Ryan will likely be hit with a fine between $75,000 and $100,000 for dropping an F-Bomb on a fan. Schefter said Commissioner Roger Goodell wanted to consider the facts of the case (whatever that means), but sounds like the decision will come on Monday. Ryan was fined $50K for shooting the double bird to fans at an MMA Event last year, and this will be north of that. Sometimes, I think the NFL is heavy-handed. Sometimes, they go too far with fines. But I agree with this one. You can’t be cursing off paying customers, at least not if there’s a possibility you’d be caught. Not a good lesson for the kids — or you’re play...
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