Harsh reality: Jets' Ryan says 'we busted' in bid for Super Bowl
- By Simon Samano NFL.com
- Published: Jan. 20, 2012 at 05:20 p.m.
- Updated: Jan. 21, 2012 at 03:24 a.m.
Two consecutive AFC Championship Game appearances and one futile 8-8 season later, you'd think Jets coach Rex Ryan wouldn't even think about uttering the word "Super Bowl."
No way, not Rex. Can't help himself.
But at least when he invoked the big game while speaking to WFAN-AM on Friday, it was with a bit of humility in looking back at his bold preseason prediction regarding his own team.
"What else is there to go for?" Ryan said, via the New York Daily News. "It's Super Bowl or bust. Well, we busted."
So it goes without saying that Ryan isn't too good with predictions. Uh oh, Ravens and Giants fans. The Rex curse might have just struck your teams.
Rex on the AFC Championship Game: "First off, the Ravens are going to win this game. I think Terrell Suggs might be the difference in this game. ... Let's face it: I'm cheering for the Ravens."
Rex on the NFC Championship Game: "I think the Giants are ... going to take this game."