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Rex Ryan will face large fine

Posted on: November 20, 2011 12:03 pm
 
RyanPosted by Josh Katzowitz

Rex Ryan doesn’t mind talking and he doesn’t mind talking back to the fans who he thinks are disrespecting him. In 2010, he was fined $50,000 by the NFL for shooting fans the finger at a UFC event, and at the time, he said, "It was stupid and inappropriate. I wouldn't accept that type of behavior from one of the coaches or players and it’s unacceptable from me. I apologize to the Jets organization, the National Football League and NFL fans everywhere."

Looks like Ryan didn’t learn his lesson.

As CBSSports.com’s Mike Freeman reported last week, Ryan will be fined by the league after he cursed at a fan during halftime of last week’s Jets-Patriots game.

As Ryan walked into the tunnel to exit the field, a fan yelled, “Hey Rex, Belichick is better than you.” Responded Ryan, “Shut the f--- up.” You can see that in this video right here -- obviously watch out for strong language.

As Freeman wrote, “The league despises this kind of behavior,” and it sounds like Ryan is going to face a substantial fine next week. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, that fine will be in the range of $75,000-$100,000.

Once again, Ryan was contrite afterward.

"I obviously made a mistake,” Ryan said. “I was full of emotion and just popped off. Obviously, I know I represent the NFL, I know I represent the Jets, and I know it was a mistake. I apologize for it. It’s who I am sometimes ... I’m about as big a competitor there is. At that time, I was in no mood to hear anything, but I also understand I have to handle that better.

But hey, Ryan wasn’t the only one vulgar one that day. At least he didn’t tell anybody, unlike Patriots coach Bill Belichick (reportedly), to s--- his d---.

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Comments

Since: Dec 25, 2006
Posted on: November 20, 2011 4:05 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

diebeasleydie wrote:

But, he is a classless guy playing in a classless city... so you cant expect anything less.


Shut the F up with your classless talk. What are you ... 10?

People like you ruin these boards for REAL fans.

You, dic*head ... take the CL out of CLASS!



Since: Jan 7, 2009
Posted on: November 20, 2011 3:13 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

Hey Goodell, Try to do something right. Don't get me wrong, I dislike the fatman, aka Ryan. And any fine you give him is ok with me. But to fine him 75-100 K for cursing at a fan, and fine Fairley, who was trying to hurt a player ON PURPOSE, 15k, is a joke. Could you please try to get your priorities straight. 320lb linemen who hit defenseless QB's 5 seconds after the play is over, deliberately driving him into the ground, is a little worse than cursing at a fan, who was cursing at him. Get a clue to what your job is.



Since: Nov 19, 2008
Posted on: November 20, 2011 3:09 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine




I'm ready to bet that you never put a foot in NY. I don't live in NY, I don't even live in the USA, but I made several trip to this beautiful city and let me tell you that the peopke in NY are the nicest people. Stop your bashing. Rex Ryan is not a New Yorker, he just happen to be a football coach. He, at time, should be more carefull with his choice of word, but you can't blame that on New York City and the Newyorkers without showin
g how ignorant you really are. 



Since: Nov 20, 2011
Posted on: November 20, 2011 2:59 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

Hate to agree with a Cowboys fan... but I could not agree more!  I like Rex Ryan but he should have known better!



Since: May 23, 2008
Posted on: November 20, 2011 2:52 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

Why is it ok for fans to scream whatever they want at professional players and coaches?  The idea that buying a ticket gives you the freedom to say whatever is riduclous.  Do we stand outside a courtroom and heckle the judge, stand in line at a grocery store and scream at the checker?  In what other job is verbal harassment part of the deal.  I am suprised more coaches/players don't respond and the should be commended for not responding!  75-100k for this is ridiculous, the idiot fans who scream obsenities should be kicked out of the stands.


Because it's part of the job. That's what they are signing up for. If they don't like that aspect of their job then they should not take the job. They take the job for the money and all the perks. They have to also accept the negatives.

BTW, you don't think cashiersget called stupid frequently? You should take up their cause as they have to put up with far worse conditions for less than a fraction of the pay. To cuddle these guys makes yo look like an idiot. Opps, sorry. I guess you'll have to get someone to warn me now. Suck it up buttercup!



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: November 20, 2011 2:51 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

Good... He deserves a big fine... its not the first time he does it, it wont be the last... next time he does it he should be suspended... But, he is a classless guy playing in a classless city... so you cant expect anything less.

It does take 1 to know one. Hard to argue with somoene who knows as much about being classless as you do... 



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: November 20, 2011 2:49 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

Trying to look prim and proper by issuing a mammoth fine? What about when they let Vick back in the league ... a sick and deranged waste of life that drown, electrocuted and beat to death hundreds of dogs for fun? Way to sell out on that one NFL. Having one more player with star power was more important that keeping up the integrity of the league.

Apples and Oranges. Vivk would be fined for doing the same thing. Rex would have gone to jail for dog fighhting also. Vick obviously deserves to make a living as he paid his debt to society. If he can make that living in the NFL, more power to him.  



Since: Apr 23, 2010
Posted on: November 20, 2011 2:46 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

Good... He deserves a big fine... its not the first time he does it, it wont be the last... next time he does it he should be suspended... But, he is a classless guy playing in a classless city... so you cant expect anything less.



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: November 20, 2011 2:45 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

Why is it ok for fans to scream whatever they want at professional players and coaches?  The idea that buying a ticket gives you the freedom to say whatever is riduclous.  Do we stand outside a courtroom and heckle the judge, stand in line at a grocery store and scream at the checker?  In what other job is verbal harassment part of the deal.  I am suprised more coaches/players don't respond and the should be commended for not responding!  75-100k for this is ridiculous, the idiot fans who scream obsenities should be kicked out of the stands.


ARE YOU SERIOUS WITH THIS? YOU WANNA PAY ME MILLIONS OF DOLLARS A YEAR TO HAVE 50,000 PEOPLE YELL INSULTS AT ME WELL THEN SIGN ME UP.   



Since: Aug 13, 2011
Posted on: November 20, 2011 2:41 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

Thank God Ditka`s not coaching anymore ---he`d make Ryan look like a pussy cat


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