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Rex Ryan apologizes to Norv Turner

Posted on: October 20, 2011 6:43 pm
Edited on: October 20, 2011 6:44 pm
 
Turns out, Rex Ryan really didn't mean he'd have two championships if he had the Chargers' gig. (US PRESSWIRE)

Posted by Ryan Wilson

Jets head coach Rex Ryan seems unconcerned when his players -- including team captain, Santonio Holmes -- publicly pointed fingers at assistant coaches and each other when the offense sputtered, perhaps because Ryan's shtick is as much about brashness and bravado as what actually takes place on the field for 60 minutes each week.

During his first two years in New York, the Jets twice made it to the AFC Championship Game. This season, Rex's troops are 3-3, partly because the offense looks lost and the defense isn't as formidable as it once was. And while it may have no bearing on how the team performs, the sideshow distractions certainly can't help. The latest: Ryan telling reporters this week that "I think I would have had a couple rings" if he had gotten the Chargers' head coaching gig instead of Norv Turner.

That led the usually reserved Turner to wonder "if [Rex] had those rings with the ones he's guaranteed the last couple of years."  (Norv throws down the mic, walks off the stage to a standing ovation.)

This all happened Wednesday. On Thursday, Ryan apologized.

"It was me, it's all on me," he said. "I'm guilty. Absolutely … Obviously I wish this one never happened. It really was unintentional. I don't know what other word to use. I don't know what to even say."

Yes, because saying out loud "I think I would have a couple of rings" was an accident. It just slipped out.

(And look, we don't care that Rex said it, it's just weird that he's saying it was "unintentional." Backing over your kid's tricycle is an accident. Forming a thought and articulating it into words, for the media no less, is not an accident.)


After a dominant victory over the Dolphins on Monday night, the Jets look to repeat this week as they prepare to take on the San Diego Chargers. NFL.com's Pat Kirwan and Jason Horowitz preview this game. Watch the game Sunday on CBS at 1 PM ET. You can check out the Jets-Chargers Pregame here.

For the record: Norv has two Super Bowl rings -- both came as an assistant with the Cowboys. And Rex has one, when he was a defensive line coach with the Ravens.

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brian8ball
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Since: Feb 25, 2010
Posted on: October 21, 2011 10:47 pm
 

Rex Ryan apologizes to Norv Turner

The Jets are ranked 23 in passing offense, 31st in rushing offense, and ranked 29th in total offense, with only Seattle, Indy and Jax behind them.  In all honesty, how stupid are you that you can't even look up statistics correctly?


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Posted on: October 21, 2011 7:41 pm
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Since: Feb 25, 2010
Posted on: October 21, 2011 6:59 pm
 

Rex Ryan apologizes to Norv Turner

I knew you would not understand


That's because you can't form a sentence.  The amount of years of schooling you have must be related to the amount of Super Bowls the Jets have won in the last 40 years.  HAHA!  What a loser.


brian8ball
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Since: Feb 25, 2010
Posted on: October 21, 2011 5:55 pm
 

Rex Ryan apologizes to Norv Turner

3 and 3 does not equated



LOL.  3 and 3 does not equated?  Please tell me English isn't your native language.  How stupid are you?


brian8ball
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Posted on: October 21, 2011 5:32 pm
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Since: Feb 25, 2010
Posted on: October 21, 2011 5:27 pm
 

Rex Ryan apologizes to Norv Turner

Your a INTERNET CLOWN.And why am I an Idiot,



Wow.  How old are you kid?  Do you have a formal education past grade school?  Did your parents dump you in a creek at the age of 2?  You do realize the Jets suck right?  They haven't been to a Super Bowl since when?


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