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Video: Jets coach trips Dolphins player during game
Yahoo! Sports ^ | December 13, 2010 | Doug Farrar

Posted on 12/13/2010 5:08:00 AM PST by SamAdams76

We know that the New York Jets are a team that likes to be loud and proud about their exploits. They're a team with a lot of swagger even when things are not going well, which they haven't been of late. Less than a week after losing 45-3 to the New England Patriots on Monday Night football, Rex Ryan's bunch lost 10-6 to the Miami Dolphins, and did so in a much more embarrassing fashion...

Go to this link for the rest of the story as this video must be seen to be believed. A member of the Jets coaching staff deliberately trips a Miami Dolphin player who is running up the sideline to cover a punt return.

(Excerpt) Read more at sports.yahoo.com ...


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Ironically this is the Jets "strength and conditioning" coach that did this. Also, this is the same football organization that made all that hoopla about the New England Patriots videotaping defensive coaching signals a few years back.

Already, sports radio in both cities (NYC and Boston) are going nuts over this. I guess the Jets are never going to have the moral high ground again as whenever Jets fans bring up Spygate, Patriots fans can retort "Well at least our coaches don't deliberately attempt to injure opposing players."

Chances are, the Jets coach involved will be fired from the organization and the NFL will hit him with a stiff fine and banish him from NFL sidelines for at least the rest of the season, if not a lifetime ban.

1 posted on 12/13/2010 5:08:03 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76

That’s nothing. I saw Woody Hayes punch out an opposing player for tackling one of his guys


2 posted on 12/13/2010 5:11:04 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: SamAdams76

I watched the video several times and have a hard time seeing him move his leg. Did it move? Possibly but it wasn’t like he stuck his leg out and tripped him. Also, the Dolphin defender was way out of bounds. I just don’t see it and believe me as a Ravens fan that doesn’t like Rex Ryan or the Jets I would be the first to call them on this if I thought it happened.


3 posted on 12/13/2010 5:12:37 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Yep. That was my Clemson Tigers and Charlie Bauman. Now that was intentional!!!!


4 posted on 12/13/2010 5:13:17 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Yeah, he leaned into the player. He also apologized profusely after the game.

Stay classy Jets fans!


5 posted on 12/13/2010 5:14:37 AM PST by WNCer2010
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To: SamAdams76

This is nothing and looks unintentional.


6 posted on 12/13/2010 5:14:47 AM PST by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: SamAdams76

Looks to me like the player tripped over his OWN feet, not the coaches.


7 posted on 12/13/2010 5:15:14 AM PST by Wizdum
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To: Abbeville Conservative

He has admitted it.


8 posted on 12/13/2010 5:15:14 AM PST by John W (Natural-born US citizen since 1955)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Yes, I remember that incident, it was at a college bowl game during the 1970s and it basically ended his career. If I remember correct, Woody had a long history of “anger-management” issues.


9 posted on 12/13/2010 5:16:19 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: Abbeville Conservative

the coach has apologized profusely, so he must have done it intentionally.

That does Not however answer the question of what was the dolphins player doing that far out of bounds on a play like that.


10 posted on 12/13/2010 5:16:22 AM PST by babble-on
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To: Abbeville Conservative

I saw him move his leg, but you’re right the dolphin was WAYYY out of bounds. The player had to be be close in order for the trip to work. The guy only moved his knee about 6 inches.


11 posted on 12/13/2010 5:16:41 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Didn’t happen. D was out of bounds, way out of bounds. No movement of the guys foot. No, he didn’t remove his foot, but he was standing off the field. The D ran into him if anything. Move on. Nothing to see here.


12 posted on 12/13/2010 5:17:04 AM PST by Doc Savage (Stay Thirsty My Friend!!)
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To: DarthVader
This is nothing and looks unintentional.

Well he admitted it and spent hours after the game profusely apologizing to all those involved. Not only that, but reports are that he was escorted out of the stadium before the game was even over by security. He's in a world of trouble this morning.

13 posted on 12/13/2010 5:19:00 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: DarthVader
This is nothing and looks unintentional.

...you don't apologize for something that's not intentional

14 posted on 12/13/2010 5:19:39 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: DarthVader

Except that if you read the story, you’ll see that the coach admits it and apologizes. It was intentional.


15 posted on 12/13/2010 5:20:19 AM PST by Crusher138 ("Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just")
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To: Abbeville Conservative

You must have seen a different video. :-)

Besides it being clearly visible on the video, he has admitted it and apologized.

So, there can be no doubt.


16 posted on 12/13/2010 5:21:00 AM PST by ltc8k6
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To: Abbeville Conservative
Alosi had this to day in a statement: "I made a mistake that showed a total lapse in judgment. My conduct was inexcusable and unsportsmanlike and does not reflect what this organization stands for. I spoke to Coach Sparano and Nolan Carroll to apologize before they took off. I have also apologized to [Jets owner] Woody [Johnson], [Jets general manager] Mike [Tannebaum] and Rex [Ryan]. I accept responsibility for my actions as well as any punishment that follows."
17 posted on 12/13/2010 5:21:18 AM PST by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: Doc Savage

Yes, agreed. The contrails are just like those of a guy tripping over his own feet.


18 posted on 12/13/2010 5:21:42 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (Stimulus ~ Response / "...and that's why the color yellow makes me sad, I think.")
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To: SamAdams76

I would say a fine plus the coach has to pay for the time and money out of his own wallet it takes to recover from this.


19 posted on 12/13/2010 5:22:31 AM PST by Sprite518
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To: Doc Savage

ha! Nicely done.


20 posted on 12/13/2010 5:25:55 AM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Abbeville Conservative

I had a hard time seeing it too. But if you look at the coach’s left leg... He bends his knee and pushes his knee forward just enough to catch the Miami player’s leg. It isn’t a classic foot trip, apparently just brushing his leg enough to disrupt his stride and make him fall. (he is running flat out after all)


21 posted on 12/13/2010 5:28:20 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: SamAdams76

The ENTIRE Jets franchise is based on ONE game played almost 40 years ago.

The Jets are the Ted Kennedy of the NFL...


22 posted on 12/13/2010 5:28:44 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Le Chien Rouge
The Jets are the Ted Kennedy of the NFL...

That's just mean ....... though true.

23 posted on 12/13/2010 5:30:48 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (Stimulus ~ Response / "...and that's why the color yellow makes me sad, I think.")
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
That’s nothing. I saw Woody Hayes punch out an opposing player for tackling one of his guys

The guy, Charlie Bauman of Clemson had just intercepted a pass and was bumped out of bounds into the OSU bench area. That's when Woody grabbed him and started punching. I'm sure Woody would have much rather been punching his own QB, Art Schlichter, but he wasn't within arms reach at that moment...

24 posted on 12/13/2010 5:32:56 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: SamAdams76
"Well he admitted it and spent hours after the game profusely apologizing to all those involved. Not only that, but reports are that he was escorted out of the stadium before the game was even over by security. He's in a world of trouble this morning."

It will interesting to see how it all ends up.

Myself such things should HURT the first time as in a severe fine of about half his yearly pay. The Second time he is banned from NFL football forever.

I would love to see the same for players but we all know such will never happen!

25 posted on 12/13/2010 5:35:36 AM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

“I watched the video several times and have a hard time seeing him move his leg....Also, the Dolphin defender was way out of bounds.”

I wondered about that, too, until I just read the apology from the coach in the article. What a stupid move.


26 posted on 12/13/2010 5:36:51 AM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: driftdiver
the dolphin was WAYYY out of bounds

It looks the the Jets were running the return to that sideline and had two players sealing the Dolphin outside man out of bounds.

The coach needed to get out of the way rather than leave his leg out there.

That's a pretty common soccer foul by a player who gets beat on the dribble. Once he's on the wrong foot he leaves his leg out there for the offensive player to run into. It's more a foul by omission than by commission.

27 posted on 12/13/2010 5:37:39 AM PST by longjack
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To: SamAdams76
Dicky Moegle (he later changed the spelling to Maegle to make it consistent with the pronunciation) was awarded a 95 yard touchdown run in the 1954 Cotton Bowl when a player from the bench tackled him as he ran down the sidelines.

Video of play.

28 posted on 12/13/2010 5:41:39 AM PST by steelyourfaith (ObamaCare Death Panels: a Final Solution to the looming Social Security crisis ?)
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To: All

when the head coach fosters that type of attitude in the players, it will lead to things like this.

The bloom is coming off the media’s Rexie rose.


29 posted on 12/13/2010 5:42:46 AM PST by newnhdad (The longest of journeys begins with one step.)
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To: SamAdams76

He should be fired and then beaten with a potato


30 posted on 12/13/2010 5:43:04 AM PST by Krankor (man we just fell about the place if that chick don't wanna know forget her)
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To: Le Chien Rouge
The Jets are the Ted Kennedy of the NFL...

And after the last two weeks, just about as dead.

31 posted on 12/13/2010 5:44:11 AM PST by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

LOL....I remember that.


32 posted on 12/13/2010 5:44:53 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: babble-on
The NFL rules governing "out-of-bounds" is rather complicated but essentially they apply to ball-carriers and intended ball-carriers (such as receivers) with respect to the player needing to stay in-bounds at all times.

Other players can, however, go out of bounds and return to the field of play to make a legal tackle on a ball carrier - so long as they have established themselves as being in bounds before making the tackle (at least two full steps in bounds). Why would a player deliberately run up the field out of bounds? Probably because it is illegal to tackle or block a player who is out of bounds so players who are covering a kickoff return can get upfield quickly without worrying about other players getting in the way. So long as they take at least two steps inbounds before making a tackle, they are good to go.

33 posted on 12/13/2010 5:48:17 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: ThunderSleeps
I had a hard time seeing it too. But if you look at the coach’s left leg... He bends his knee and pushes his knee forward just enough to catch the Miami player’s leg.

It was very subtle and hard to detect. But since he admitted it, then give him a two minute minor in the penalty box for tripping....

34 posted on 12/13/2010 5:49:04 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (There's only one cure for Obamarrhea......)
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To: InvisibleChurch
The contrails are just like those of a guy tripping over his own feet.

The coach was an Integral Coaching Ball Manager (ICBM) and he didn't trip the player, he threw down a Chinese Sub Sandwich which the player slipped on.

35 posted on 12/13/2010 5:53:53 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

If you’re from Ohio, Charlie Bauman got what he deserved and Woody was unjustly punished!! Wayne Woodrow Hayes - 3 national championships and 13 Big Ten conference titles. Soft as a teddy bear when he wasn’t around football but a little crazy when it came to the Buckeyes. RIP Woody.


36 posted on 12/13/2010 5:54:42 AM PST by Snowbelt Man (ideas have consequences)
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To: Snowbelt Man

Sorry - five national championships


37 posted on 12/13/2010 5:57:29 AM PST by Snowbelt Man (ideas have consequences)
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To: Snowbelt Man

Actually, it was Schlicter that should have been slugged by Woody. He’s the dope that checked off at the line of scrimmage and threw that terrible pass. He had no business changing the play from a run to a pass. It cost OSU the game.


38 posted on 12/13/2010 6:06:11 AM PST by Comparative Advantage
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To: SamAdams76

This reminds me of a college game where a player returned a kick-off for a touchdown. He was very close to the visitor’s sideline as he ran. One of the players who stuck out a foot in an effort to trip him was Don Meredith.


39 posted on 12/13/2010 6:06:36 AM PST by Loud Mime (Study the Constitution, while we still have it)
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To: Comparative Advantage

...and Woody his job.


40 posted on 12/13/2010 6:07:08 AM PST by Comparative Advantage
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To: Loud Mime

Dandy Don was classic! Funny story.


41 posted on 12/13/2010 6:08:04 AM PST by Comparative Advantage
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To: Snowbelt Man

I met Woody many years ago. He complimented my photography (cheerleaders and sports teams) and asked for my name. I have a Polish name. When he didn’t understand it after the second time he got angry. No kidding.

I then realized that he had one HOT temper.


42 posted on 12/13/2010 6:15:52 AM PST by Loud Mime (Study the Constitution, while we still have it)
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To: steelyourfaith

The part I like about that video is how the player runs back to the bench and then tries to hide behind another player.


43 posted on 12/13/2010 6:16:18 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: Abbeville Conservative
Watch the heel of his left foot raise ... It was an intentional move to do harm/damage.

Why else would you try to take out a guy that wasn't on the field?

44 posted on 12/13/2010 6:19:05 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Comparative Advantage
Something nice for all you Don Meredith fans.
45 posted on 12/13/2010 6:25:19 AM PST by Loud Mime (Study the Constitution, while we still have it)
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To: knarf

The local sports station had a guy call in and say that he
grew with him. He said that he was a juicer and a A-hole!


46 posted on 12/13/2010 6:25:59 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Perdogg

Thought you’d like the DM post above


47 posted on 12/13/2010 6:26:00 AM PST by Loud Mime (Study the Constitution, while we still have it)
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To: TSgt

But for the apology, this coach would be in the clear. The video evidence alone does not show this was intentional.


48 posted on 12/13/2010 6:35:23 AM PST by behzinlea
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To: behzinlea

Looks like the league will have to send out a memo reminding teams that it is against the rules for coaches to trip the other teams players.


49 posted on 12/13/2010 6:38:56 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Abbeville Conservative
The Dolphins defender was "way out of bounds" because he'd been blocked there by two Jets players. This is quite common on punts, as the defenders (Jets) want to prevent the offensive player (wide receiver) from getting downfield where he can make a play on the Jets player receiving the punt.

I watched the video several times, and apart from the fact that the Jets coach ADMITTED tripping the Dolphins player intentionally, it is also very clear that he flexed his leg just enough to make contact with the Dolphins player's knee/thigh. If you've ever played football or any other game (soccer, etc.) and had one of your legs (knee, ankle, foot, etc.) even very barely nudged while you are running at full speed, you know how easy it is to be taken down this way.

It wasn't accidental, it wasn't incidental, he wasn't flinching or trying to protect himself, it was a deliberate move, and he should be fired immediately if he doesn't have the sense or decency to resign.

50 posted on 12/13/2010 6:44:25 AM PST by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwell)
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