Rex Ryan is expressing his frustration with Bill Belichick’s handling of the New England Patriots’ quarterback situation. Following the decision to bench Mac Jones in favor of Bailey Zappe without naming a clear starter for the next game, Ryan had some candid advice for his former AFC East rival.
Can I just say this: Bill Belichick, please stop. Just name your dang starter. It doesn’t matter, they both stink. Whether it’s Zappe, ‘Peashooter’ Jones… we don’t care. They stink. Just go ahead and save the drama. Like we care about your team. Your team stinks.”
Rex Ryan: “Can I just say this: Bill Belichick, please stop. Just name your dang starter. It doesn’t matter, they both stink… like we care about your team. Your team stinks.” pic.twitter.com/klKhv3kEfQ
— Awful Announcing (@awfulannouncing) November 27, 2023
Ryan didn’t hold back as he emphasized his belief that Tom Brady was the driving force behind Belichick’s success with the Patriots, and he believes this is common knowledge.
Tom Brady was the only reason you won anyway. Alright, I’m just telling you the difference. … I said they would never win again when that guy trotted down to Tampa. … Bill Belichick: greatest in the history I will never dispute that. I had my ass kicked by him a million times. But if you think for a minute that it wasn’t about Tom Brady you’re absolutely crazy.
There you have it, Rex Ryan’s unfiltered take on the matter.