BALTIMORE — Rex Ryan confirmed his legitimate shades on Sunday morning.
In a nod to Baker Mayfield, with whom he feuded for the duration of the 7 days, the ESPN analyst wore a brown fit and orange tie on the air.
It was riff on Mayfield’s response to Ryan declaring he was “overrated as hell.”
Mayfield fired back this 7 days: “In the intelligent text of Freddie Kitchens, if you won’t don orange and brown, you really don’t make any difference, and Rex Ryan doesn’t have any colors ideal now for a purpose, so it’s Alright.’’
On the NFL pre-video game exhibit, this early morning, Ryan threw down the gauntlet.
“Baker Mayfield far better be delighted I’m not in the black and purple today on that (Ravens) sideline bring about he’d be in hassle,” he reported — and he sounded critical.
He also defended declaring that Mayfield is overrated as hell and a 1-read quarterback.
“I am just basing things on truth and what I see,” Ryan stated. “I only experienced 30 several years of coaching encounter, 20 in the NFL, so I can see in which he would issue me.”
He ripped Mayfield for having difficulties with this kind of an all-star supporting forged. Mayfield is 32nd in the NFL with a 70.3 score heading into today’s sport.
“Here’s one factor I know about Baker Mayfield,” he explained. “Not like any other quarterback in the NFL, he’s got two Pro Bowl receivers that he’s throwing to. No other group can say that. They’ve obtained two of them. And by the way, this offensive line that is been a great deal-maligned, they are ranked next in go-security. So I really don’t get it. Where’s the correlation. He’s been sacked the sixth-most situations in the NFL. So something’s not jiving.”
Ryan went to the movie to condition his situation, breaking down the 3rd & objective incomplete pass vs. Rams when Baker threw to Harris in double protection fairly than the open up Landry underneath.
“We are going to breakdown this just one-study (quarterback), I get in touch with it. We in the red zone, recreation on the line and it is a uncomplicated substantial-small go… He throws it to selection 1,” he mentioned. “Why? Since he usually gets locked in. Jarvis Landry, the Professional Bowl receiver, is wide open up in the conclude zone. That is for the match. That is a video game-winner.”
He also broke down the 4th down engage in to end sport past Sunday, an interception in the finish zone.
“Now you are going to appear at fourth down. Glimpse at that pocket. Amount study is Odell Beckham. (Mayfield) has the place. Just operate in there,” he claimed. “The dude that you ripped in the offseason, Danny Dimes, he did the exact same engage in for a touchdown.”
“He’s not seeing it. He is viewing 1 male and that is it. He is likely to go out and improvise.”
On Monday, Ryan kicked off the feud by laying in Mayfield on the ESPN’s early morning demonstrate Get Up
“I never get it,’’ Ryan mentioned. “I’d appreciate to be an offensive coordinator below. I have Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry, Nick Chubb and there is Baker Mayfield. Yeah, I know he’s overrated as hell.”
Overrated as hell?
“Absolutely,’’ he stated. “Look, I purchased into the dang buzz. I’m like, ‘Oh, yeah!’ But not to the level the place everyone’s stating he’s heading to be the league MVP … Here’s a dude appropriate now that is a 1-browse guy, and then he’s going to improvise. He’s gotta comprehend that you are a person of the slowest guys on that field when you consider off with it. The ball’s not coming out in rhythm. He’s staring down men, and you’re not that correct down the industry.”
Kitchens said during his press meeting that Ryan’s a single-read remark was “asinine.” Odell Beckham Jr. agreed that Ryan does not issue.
“At the stop of the day when we go out there, no offense to Rex for the reason that I like him, we really do not actually treatment what you mentioned,” reported Beckham. “When we go out there and play soccer, this is our livelihood. Jeopardizing your life just about every time you go out there, so ‘overrated as hell,’ none of that is actually likely to at any time issue when you get on the area. It’s just about staying particularly who you are and knowing what you are able of undertaking, and executing that.
“That’s genuinely it. All the phrases go out the window. It is just a bunch of words.”
The embattled Mayfield also stated that he’s decided to block out the sounds.
“I imagine it’s one thing you truly have to be conscious of since you’re in an ecosystem the place you listen to a great deal of factors,” he explained. “Things pops up on the cell phone, stuff’s on the T.V. People today discuss, so you have to make a aware decision to shield your locker space and just take treatment of your men and block out the unfavorable stuff and when they’re patting you on the back, to me that is even worse.”
Cleveland.com reporter Ellis Williams contributed to this story.
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