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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: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: November 20, 2011 12:49 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

A year's salary for most people for getting frustrated by heckling and reacting.  That is pretty funny.  Couldn't have happened to a better fatass clown. 



Since: Dec 16, 2008
Posted on: November 20, 2011 12:48 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.



Since: Nov 16, 2011
Posted on: November 20, 2011 12:47 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

the difference being Rex Ryan was recorded for the whole world to see , and it is quite funny and Belichik's was only heard by one person a reporter for a new york tabloid , and we all know how honest and truthful reporters are !!!!!! LMFAO



Since: Aug 21, 2008
Posted on: November 20, 2011 12:36 pm
 

DOWN HILL THIS FOOL GOES

Is it me, or is this guy just on a down hill spiral.  Now that his team is doing what is expected, the light is starting to shine on his average coaching skills. 




Since: Nov 18, 2010
Posted on: November 20, 2011 12:36 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

While he is a jerk, his controversial nonsense does generate interest and has made the NFL money, and now they're fining him for it!?!
This is the same NFL that fine players $5,000 every week for not wearing the proper shoes, or for not pulling theirs socks up fast enough.  They say it puts the wrong image out for the league.  So spewing profanity from the person who is supposed to be in charge of a team definately ruins the NFL image.  So fine him till he stops or is broke, because that is how the league likes to pretend it is just like the Girl Scout, squeky clean, lol. 

PS the NFL fines players every week for doing their job, and tackling the players on the other team.  Nothing like the NFL for handing out stupid fines.



Since: May 31, 2010
Posted on: November 20, 2011 12:21 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

While he is a jerk, his controversial nonsense does generate interest and has made the NFL money, and now they're fining him for it!?!  Another nobody in the right story - maybe if the money went to charity I could feel better about it.    



Since: Feb 25, 2010
Posted on: November 20, 2011 12:12 pm
 

Rex Ryan will face large fine

HAHA.  This just keeps getting better for this loud mouth win nothing team.


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