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Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:09 am
 
Vick on Ryan's August comments: 'Maybe we'll make him eat his words.' (US PRESSWIRE)

Posted by Ryan Wilson

Way back in August, before lackluster effort, injuries and poor coaching combined to inevitably doom some teams' season (even after just seven weeks), Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was doing what he does on most days: coaching and flapping his gums.

One particular topic he spoke of early in training camp is of interest this week because it pertained to the Eagles, then everyone's Super Bowl favorite, and in Vince Young's words: a Dream Team. (The saddest part? Young's NFL career will be known more for those two words than anything he ever did on the field.)

Ryan preferred "all-hype team" to Dream Team and it turns out, he was right. The Eagles were 2-4 entering their bye week. He also promised to "beat their ass" when Dallas and Philly played which is this Sunday night.

During a Wednesday conference call, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was asked about Ryan's comments.

"We know it's a competitive game and sometimes people say things they regret days, weeks and months later. I think from a competitive standpoint, he was just talking. It was nothing that we really paid any attention to because we know what really counts is when you step out on the football field and whoever wins and loses the game, that's what matters."

Vick's right, of course. And Ryan (along with his brother, Rex) is known to talk a lot, and almost no subject is off limits. In the past three months, Rob has weighed in on his brother's freakiness, then mocked him for "ring envy," and made a silly claim that Miles Austin and Dez Bryant were better than Calvin Johnson. But even Ryan was smart enough to stop short of angering Bill Belichick and the Patriots before their matchup two weeks ago.

Vick admitted Wednesday that when Ryan made his "all-hype team" remarks he did something he usually doesn't: took to Twitter where he politely pointed out that "People talk the talk, but can't walk the walk when necessary! We accept all challenges here in the city of Brotherly Love!!!!!"

During a radio appearance Wednesday, Vick sounded a tad more concerned than he did during the conference call. "Maybe we'll make him eat his words. I hope he backs it up. … Players, we're on the field, we're on the gridiron. Coach, you on the sideline coaching. I mean, you don't know what it's like to be in this battle."

Head coach Andy Reid, who has other issues occupying his time, didn't have much to say about Ryan's comments. "I don't get into those," he said. "We just play. We practice and play."

And keep the players from calling out the front office.

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Comments

Since: Oct 30, 2011
Posted on: October 30, 2011 7:18 pm
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

Michael has paid his debt to society.  Haters go to the back of the line.



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: October 28, 2011 4:27 pm
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

Unlike Romo, McNabb actually accomplished things in his career and wasnt the worst 4th quarter QB in the history of the league.

As for the Jags... No one talks about them as superbowl contenders every year only to see them not make the playoffs.. or be 1 and done..

The cowboys being sooooooooo much better than the jags have the same amount of playoff wins the last decade..

What happened when we came to dallas last year?? Stomped you scrubs out BAD...

Most.overrated.team.ever.



Since: Dec 13, 2007
Posted on: October 28, 2011 3:38 pm
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

Oops!  Your = You're.  My bad.  Thinking about the Jaguars made me temporarily ignorant...



Since: Dec 13, 2007
Posted on: October 28, 2011 3:37 pm
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

Im not even an eagles fan, but lol at the dallas fans... your team is awful.
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!  I noticed after my last post that your a Jaguars fan.  You shouldn't even be allowed to speak on matters like this!  HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!



Since: Dec 13, 2007
Posted on: October 28, 2011 3:36 pm
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

Any QB suck so much and get talked about like hes an all pro like Romo???
Donovan McNabb.  There, that wasn't so hard was it?



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: October 28, 2011 3:26 pm
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

LOL at dallas fans calling Philly the "all hype team."

Has any team been more hyped w less results than Dallas???
Any QB suck so much and get talked about like hes an all pro like Romo???

Im not even an eagles fan, but lol at the dallas fans... your team is awful.



Since: Apr 14, 2011
Posted on: October 28, 2011 1:42 pm
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

The Cowboys don't even stand a chance with Eagles. Period. The Cowboys are "all-Hype." If they had a sufficient QB they might be able to put up a good fight, but they don't. Eagles by 14.



Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: October 28, 2011 12:20 pm
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

Considering how many pitbulls died due to Vick, I'm not sure the death comment is too far out there.



Since: Jan 2, 2011
Posted on: October 28, 2011 11:56 am
 

Vick hopes Ryan backs up 'all-hype team' remarks

Someone should tell Ron Mexico.............he is 1-4, playing shitty and non deserving of that contract. to shut the fuuuk up. Go skin a dog or something...




Since: Oct 25, 2011
Posted on: October 28, 2011 11:28 am
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