Rex denies game ball to Jets defense
By BRIAN COSTELLO
Last Updated: 8:33 AM, September 13, 2011
Just the words made Jets coach Rex Ryan grimace.
Someone mentioned the Jets had given up 390 yards to the Cowboys on Sunday night.
"Oh, that's painful," Ryan said immediately.
So painful that Ryan did not award a game ball to anyone on the Jets defense yesterday for their 27-24 victory over the Cowboys. Three special teams players and two offensive players were given game balls, but the defense just sat and watched.
"When your defense is not consistent and we don't play to our standards, no game balls," Ryan said.
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