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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: Sep 14, 2006
Posted on: October 27, 2011 10:14 pm
 

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

typical new yorker..all talk..that's as far as you got? high school football? and you probably sat the bench...I would love to see you say that to Vicks face and watch you cower like the little girl you are


philly19....does mike vick scare you?....he's a 170 lb punk who killed dogs....on top of it he cries whenever after a scramble he gets hit....he's a sissy...people in ny eat his type for breakfast.... 



Since: Mar 25, 2007
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:42 pm
 

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

That last message was for the genious that is PHILLY19.



Since: Mar 25, 2007
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:37 pm
 

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

You...are an idiot.



Since: Mar 25, 2007
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:35 pm
 

Why is this even an article?

This is not news, this is some RANDOM DUDE's opinions,  this an article about commenets made months ago, really????????????? Is this what sports journalism has come to? Good job at keeping the bar high CBS!



Since: Sep 13, 2010
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:16 pm
 

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

Some of you clowns realize Mike Vick is 5'10 180 pounds right? This guy isn't tough his is a pu$$y i mean come on the guy got off on killing defenseless dogs. This guy is always on the DL this guy isn't tough get real. Rob Ryan would whoop little mans a$$.



Since: Sep 13, 2010
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:14 pm
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Since: Sep 17, 2011
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:14 pm
 

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

Wondering how many of the Ryans players appreciate their big mouths..Looks like the Jet players are not responding to their coach this year and the Cowboys are the Cowboys again, finding ways to lose...The players probabley wish their coaches would keep their mouths shut and not give other teams any more motivation.



Since: Sep 17, 2011
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:02 pm
 

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

typical new yorker..all talk..that's as far as you got? high school football? and you probably sat the bench...I would love to see you say that to Vicks face and watch you cower like the little girl you are



Since: Nov 10, 2010
Posted on: October 27, 2011 7:07 pm
 

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

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Since: Nov 10, 2010
Posted on: October 27, 2011 7:05 pm
 

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

I stopped reading the moment u said that Mike Vick was one of the toughest guys in the NFL. what a joke of a comment people got on Cutler when he got hurt and didnt come back (sprained MCL) and call Vick a tough guy because he takes alot of hits, look how many games this guy gets "hurt" in. He left the Falcons game, flicked off the crowd and proceeded to watch his team crash and burn while he was on the sidelines with a BRUISED RIGHT HAND, r u serious, thats right a BRUISED RIGHT HAND and Vick is a LEFTY. This guy is not tough u wanna see toughness watch the guy on San Jose State return that blocked field goal with a pulled hammy, thats toughness.
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHg6zCirB0M


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