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Brady: 'I'll never get over' loss to Jets

Posted on: August 16, 2011 12:07 am
 
T. Brady is sacked by C. Pace in the 2010 AFC playoffs (US Presswire).

Posted by Josh Katzowitz

For those who think that Tom Brady has shaken off the effects of the playoff loss to the Jets last season, Brady is here to tell you that the defeat continues to haunt his dreams.

“The Jets, I’ll never get over that loss,” Brady told WEEI in Boston (via sportsradiointerviews.com). “That’s as painful of a loss as I think we’ve ever had here as a team. They can rush the passer. They’re a good team. They pressure the quarterback. That’s what we have to be prepared for with them. And they always try to find a way to confuse the quarterback, whether that’s by pass rush, whether that’s by coverage and often times both. We gave them a lot of credit when they won and I think we have to learn from that and understand what it takes to beat good teams under tough conditions. That’s what we have to try and accomplish this year.”

Yes, but if Jets coach Rex Ryan had his way, his squad wouldn’t be the only ones beating the Patriots.* In fact, he went on a mini-rant about it recently: “I think we have to find somebody out there to beat New England besides us, and I think that would help. Anybody out there that wants to sign up for it? Are you good enough as a team to beat the New England Patriots. Forget about us, are you good enough to go out and beat the New England Patriots? I’m challenging the league."

*This assumes Ryan isn’t attacked by his starting quarterback first.

So, you can see why Brady hates to lose to a guy like Ryan, somebody who’s got tons of bravado but also can back it up from time to time (as back-to-back AFC title game appearances will attest).

But Brady now has Chad Ochocinco on his side. Thoughts about that, Tom?

“With Chad, he’s been in a certain place for a long time and … the way he has played the game has been quite a bit different from the way we play the game,” Brady said. “I think a lot of that is just trying to get him to understand what I’m thinking.”

I love that first line, by the way, about Ochocinco and the Bengals. See, Tom, sometimes intimations of insults about another team just happen to slip out. Now maybe, you can start sympathizing with Ryan, and when he says he wants to kick Bill Belichick’s ass, he probably means it in the most humble way possible.

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Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2011 1:30 am
 

Brady: 'I'll never get over' loss to Jets

Has Rex Ryan forgotten that NE beat his team 45-3 in the regular season? It would be a good start for him to be able to compete with the Pats every time they play. I'm not saying that he didn't win the game that mattered most in the series, but he's hardly the Patriot-killer he seems to be makign himself out to be.

It amazes me the Jets get this much press.  Don't get me wrong because they are a very good football team, but when's the last time they played in a superbowl?  1969?  They talk way too much.  As for the Pats, when anybody on the Jets has Brady's resume then yeah, talk away.  Until that day comes, shut the hell up.   



Since: Nov 15, 2010
Posted on: August 16, 2011 1:17 am
 

Brady: 'I'll never get over' loss to Jets

Unfortunately, I'm a Bengals fans (since like the 80's) - by the way, my beloved team was rated the 6th hardest team to route for out of all of the professional sports in the world (including snail racing).  So the Jets are one of my alternative "route fors".... and I've got to hand it to Rex (and I adore that unconventional man ~~~ he's wild, stupid as a fox and as motivational as  Donald Trump on crack) - he can get into Tom Brady's head and a lot of others' as well.  So here, here Jets638  ~~~~~~~~~~~ may the Jets have a kick butt season this year!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: August 16, 2011 12:52 am
 

Brady: 'I'll never get over' loss to Jets

thats what rex wants to do get into bradys head,and i think he may have done that.AND dont forget it tommy boy



Since: Jan 6, 2007
Posted on: August 16, 2011 12:42 am
 

Brady: 'I'll never get over' loss to Jets

Has Rex Ryan forgotten that NE beat his team 45-3 in the regular season? It would be a good start for him to be able to compete with the Pats every time they play. I'm not saying that he didn't win the game that mattered most in the series, but he's hardly the Patriot-killer he seems to be makign himself out to be.



Since: Jun 20, 2008
Posted on: August 16, 2011 12:40 am
 

Brady: 'I'll never get over' loss to Jets

good, im glad. hope brady breaks both femurs


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