NYJetsFan.com Forums: Tomlinson: Rex Joked About Punching Belichick 'in The Face' - NYJetsFan.com Forums

Jump to content

Toggle shoutbox NYJETSFAN BANTER

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!! much love from nyjetsfan and gg03
santana Icon : (23 December 2014 - 11:57 PM) kyle williams
azjetfan Icon : (23 December 2014 - 11:58 PM) I think the D Ryan plays makes it hard for some to get in.
azjetfan Icon : (23 December 2014 - 11:58 PM) Guys like Wilks and Rich move around alot
santana Icon : (23 December 2014 - 11:59 PM) media wasnt exactly praising the jets at any point either
santana Icon : (23 December 2014 - 11:59 PM) it was fairly negative throughout the year
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 12:00 AM) Yea. The PB is a popularity contest.
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 12:00 AM) Consideri g what the D had to do to protect that secondary it's impressive they did as well as they did.
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 12:01 AM) You might want to re-read my post and change your comment AZ
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 12:01 AM) All of his sucess was before the slalry cap
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 12:01 AM) salary
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 12:02 AM) I hope the jets sit some players this week
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 12:03 AM) I don't want to see mangold or anyone really get injured
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 12:03 AM) injury list is getting long
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 12:04 AM) From 1965- 1985 the Cowboys never had a losing season. Thats the kind of impact no salary cap had for the rich teams
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 12:06 AM) for more research see ny yankees
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 12:15 AM) I hear you and MLB still doesnt have a salary cap. Just luxry tax
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 12:16 AM) luxury
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 12:41 AM) And speaking of no salary cap that`s why the Yankees are the 4th richest team in all of pro sports in the world so they can buy any player they want with no salary cap in place. The other top three richest teams are European soccer teams
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 12:56 AM) hala madrid
Mr_Jet Icon : (Yesterday, 12:58 AM) How many times have the Yankees won the World Series in the last 10 years? Once?
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 01:01 AM) 07 wasnt it
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 01:02 AM) 09
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 01:10 AM) lack of OBJ on this probowl list
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 05:58 AM) There's a significant lack of Favre, too
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 05:59 AM) Also a lack of Raul
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 05:59 AM) HALA RAUL
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 07:38 AM) Richardson and Wilkerson are both better than Kyle Williams
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 08:00 PM) So Ron Wolf is also coming on board to "consult"
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 08:00 PM) At least we are getting FOOTBALL minds
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 08:01 PM) and not pencil fuckin pushers
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 08:01 PM) BTW f*** Christmas
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:11 PM) Oh good evening to you too
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:13 PM) LOL @ 03
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:14 PM) FIRE IDZIK
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:18 PM) FIRE WOLF
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:19 PM) FIRE CASSERLY
santana Icon : (Yesterday, 09:29 PM) UPDATE THE UPDATE
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:34 PM) Hahaha
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:07 PM) LMAO
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:12 PM) FIRE GLAT
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:14 PM) @jetswhispers · 1h 1 hour ago
I drove past the stadium today, and the towel billboard was still up. Why does the "Fire Idzik" movement want Glat fired? Does anyone know.
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:18 PM) f*** Christmas!!!!
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:19 PM) bah humbug
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 11:13 PM) Fire Christmas!
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 11:42 PM) Rex Ryan is #2 on NFL.com's top 10 coaching candidates
Resize Shouts Area

Page 1 of 1

Tomlinson: Rex Joked About Punching Belichick 'in The Face'

#1 User is offline   Chaos Icon

  • D Coordinator
  • Icon
  • Group: Assistant Admin
  • Posts: 3,072
  • Joined: 30-March 05
  • Gender:Male

Posted 12 September 2013 - 05:42 AM

Quote

Tomlinson: Rex Ryan joked about punching Bill Belichick 'in the face'

Patriots-Jets is Thursday night and while the enduring image of that rivalry may be last Thanksgiving's buttfumble, the matchup is usually much more competitive than that holiday shellacking was. In fact, Rex Ryan's teams usually square off against New England pretty well. And on NFL Network recently, former Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson gave us some insight into one of Rex's motivational tactics.

Rex, per LT, once fired up the team by saying he would "set the tempo" by walking up to Bill Belichick and "punch[ing] him in the face."

"We were playing the Patriots one time," Tomlinson recalled. "As I mentioned, Rex is a master motivator, and it was going to be a big game, a heated rivalry game. Rex got in front [of] us and he said, 'I'm going to set the tempo today, I'm going to set the tempo when I meet Bill Belichick in the center of the field. I'm going to start it off and punch him in the face.'

"We loved that, I loved that from Rex."

Rex was joking. We think. Tomlinson was laughing about the story and obviously Rex was just looking to fire his crew up. But it's certainly a story that calls for a double take and confirmation.

"Yeah, he was motivating his guys and wanted to jump it off," Tomlinson said laughing. "We won [the game]."

In Tomlinson's discussion of Rex on NFLN he routinely mentions that Ryan is a "master motivator," but there's an interesting line that Ryan toes. Does his braggadocio cross into excessive chatter? Or do his players appreciate him covering up their flaws and concerns in public by routinely spouting off?

And is there some concern about having to back up the claims? The answer to the last question, according to Tomlinson, is often "yes."

"That was part of Rex growing up as a first-year coach, as a first-time head coach," Tomlinson said of Rex's infamous guarantees. "He didn't know obviously all of the things that need to happen as a head coach, and some things you can say and some things you cannot say. I credit that to him being a young coach, but absolutely there were times where we had to back up what Rex Ryan said. A couple of years he came out and said we were going to win a championship.

"We didn't really like that but as players we had to back it up."

The great part about Rex Ryan as a coach is he's got his players backs. Look no further than Mark Sanchez to get an idea of how far Rex will go to cover someone's hide. But the bad part about Rex is that he's spent considerable time with his mouth writing checks that his butt can't cash.

Rex has toned down his act a significant amount since his early days. Maybe that's because of concerns over his job or maybe he started learning lessons about what happens when you guarantee something and it doesn't happen.

The guess here is that he isn't long for New York -- though starting 1-0 isn't a bad way to shake off the critics -- but that he'll eventually end up getting a shot to run another team. Two AFC Championship Game appearances will do that for you. And it'll be fascinating to see how Rex approaches his players and the media in his eventual second go-round based off of what he learned at his current spot.

In the meantime Belichick should probably be careful at midfield on Thursday.


http://www.cbssports...ick-in-the-face
0

#2 User is offline   santana Icon

  • I'm batman
  • Icon
  • Group: Admin
  • Posts: 7,896
  • Joined: 03-June 05
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Washington DC
  • Interests:Keeping this place from breaking... and titties.

  • NFL Team:

  • MLB:

Posted 12 September 2013 - 09:20 AM

That's actually kind of cool. Sounds like something a lot of fans would say.. Very gg03
Nyjetsfan.com Jets Fan Forum and Chat
0

Page 1 of 1


Fast Reply

  

1 User(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users