Posted by Andy Benoit
With the NFL telling teams to cool the trash talking, we may not get many more stories like this one. So enjoy it was tie up the loose ends of what was an epic week of media chatter between the Patriots and Jets.
The highlight of the week was Wes Welker’s 11 foot-reference press conference. Rex Ryan essentially chose not to respond, saying only, "I can take it. I'm not going to discuss it, but I can take it,” and that “anything goes” in a rivalry.
Ryan’s brash linebacker, Bart Scott, did not take the same route.
"I'll tell you what," Scott told Newsday on Friday. "Be very careful what you say about our coach. Welker's days in a uniform will be numbered. Put it like that."
If Scott were a little more poetic, he maybe would have put it like Nick Mangold did. The Pro Bowl center tweeted, “Wes Welker is a great player. He's really taken advantage of watching film. If we don't keep a Spy on him, he could really open the Gate."
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