FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – How long did you think the New York Jets’ humility was going to last, especially with a division rival — make that the division rival — on the schedule? The New England Patriots are next for the Jets, and that’s usually when coach Rex Ryan and his players get their mouthiest. And, of course, it doesn’t hurt that the Jets are coming off a 35-9 romp Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. So let the yapping begin. Patriots, listen up. “I want them to know, and they know that I think we’re going to beat them,” Ryan said… And to think that Sunday, after the blowout, a reserved Ryan said he wasn’t ready to “tug on Superman’s cape” just yet. Instead, on Monday, he pulled on Superman’s hoodie.
Oh that Rex. As much as I can’t stand the big barrage balloon, he has a genius for knowing exactly what to say at exactly the right time to snap me out of whatever funk I’m in. The days after any Patriots loss are tough for me. Especially after the three titty twisters we’ve had already this season. The negativity levels are off the charts and everyone’s screaming for blood and by Tuesday I’m stumbling around in a daze like Rick in the pilot of “The Walking Dead,” waking up from a coma to a living nightmare. And it feels like things are never going to feel right again. At least until Dr. Scholl here shoots his mouth off and gives me exactly the slap in the face I needed. Perfect.
Look, I’m angry You’re angry. This team is too good to be 3-3. They’ve lost 3 games by a total of 4 points and are making the kinds of mental mistakes they used to force others to make. They’re too disciplined to be blowing chances to put games away. There’s too much talent on the coaching staff for them to be getting out schemed. And we’re hacked off about it. But this is domestic dispute. We think mom and dad aren’t running the house right and our brothers aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do and so we have every right to demand better. But Rex Ryan is the fat, obnoxious buttinski who lives in the shitty eyesore house up the street. He’s got no right to be popping off at our family and when he does, all family squabbles get put aside. So now I’m back. All bad blood is gone and I’ve got everyone’s back again. So thanks, Shrex. I needed this. @JerryThornton1