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Rex gushes over ... Tom Brady

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08:01 AM ET 11.21 | So much for the vitriol that often accompanies a Patriots-Jets game, as Rex Ryan had some kind words for Tom Brady on Tuesday. "The thing about him, he's a machine yet he's passionate and a fiery leader. You wish he was just a machine. His competitive side elevates his team as well. That's what you get from those once-in-a-generation-type quarterbacks." ... [The Jets held New England in check for much of their meeting in October], but Brady found his stride late in the game, driving his offense to a game-tying field goal then setting up another kick from Stephen Gostkowski for the winner in overtime. "When it mattered most, he delivered and got the victory," Ryan said.

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November 21, 2012  08:09 AM ET

More likely Rexy is gushing over thoughts of his Thanksgiving dinner table.

November 21, 2012  08:33 AM ET

Oh boy... Here we go.

November 21, 2012  08:38 AM ET

Welcome to 2012, Rex.

Given Brady's been around since 2001, 11 years is a long time for someone to figure something out, even someone in the Ryan family.

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November 21, 2012  08:51 AM ET

Rex also said that he really loves Tom's feet --almost as much as he likes his wife's feet

November 21, 2012  09:01 AM ET

In fairness to the Rexster, he said he was not there to kiss BB's rings, he never said anything like that about Brady.

November 21, 2012  09:29 AM ET

Loved the movie where Rex had a Brady poster on his office wall!

November 21, 2012  09:35 AM ET

I'll be interested to hear Ryan's opinion if NE drops 50 on them tomorrow. Also, isn't he worried about hurting Sanchez's feelings?

November 21, 2012  09:38 AM ET

IT'S A TRAP!!!!

November 21, 2012  10:06 AM ET

I used to like Rex's bravado but now I just wish he'd S T F U!! PLEASE!

November 21, 2012  10:06 AM ET

Trash talk is working.....might as well try a little kiss & hug angle.

November 21, 2012  10:15 AM ET

A lucid moment for Rex. Mark this day on the calendar.

November 21, 2012  10:30 AM ET

He is just looking for a job next year as NE DC. He will need one. Who knew hiring Sporano as OC, getting Tebow (when you have such a sensitive QB in NEW YORK no less) and having a coach who lost control of his team LAST YEAR would not lead to success on the field this year. Baffling.

November 21, 2012  10:41 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

In fairness to the Rexster, he said he was not there to kiss BB's rings, he never said anything like that about Brady.

Maybe he's hoping Brady can hook him up with a pair of Ugg boots for Christmas.

November 21, 2012  10:57 AM ET

Gross.

November 21, 2012  11:42 AM ET

"maybe if im nice tom will give me 5 mins alone with giseles feet"- rex

November 21, 2012  01:19 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Also, isn't he worried about hurting Sanchez's feelings?

I think that's his point. He wants to instill more locker room turmoil in the belief that it's key to making the playoffs this year. Best I can figure anyhow. Nothing else makes any sense.

 
November 21, 2012  04:37 PM ET

Remove that mans genitals from your mouth at once Rex!!!

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