Discussion

Rex Ryan not alone in using 45-3 as fuel

Ryan's Jets are still smarting from Dec. 6, with Matt Slauson calling rout a 'fluke'

Updated: January 12, 2011, 10:06 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The ball is still buried. The chafed feelings are not.

Two days after the embarrassing 45-3 loss to the New England Patriots, Rex Ryan dragged his players out to the practice field in the early morning, placed a ball from the game into a hole, dropped a few F-bombs and filled the hole with dirt. It was a symbolic way to bury the memory.

Six weeks later, the memory is back, like a ghost from the grave. This time, the New York Jets will use it as motivation ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Here We Go Again
    The Rangers and Penguins are back in action tonight at Madison Square Garden, and injured defenseman Dan Girardi is expected to play for New York.

MORE NFL HEADLINES