Skip to comments.Video: Jets coach trips Dolphins player during game
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 ...
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.
That’s nothing. I saw Woody Hayes punch out an opposing player for tackling one of his guys
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.
Yep. That was my Clemson Tigers and Charlie Bauman. Now that was intentional!!!!
Yeah, he leaned into the player. He also apologized profusely after the game.
Stay classy Jets fans!
This is nothing and looks unintentional.
Looks to me like the player tripped over his OWN feet, not the coaches.
He has admitted it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
...you don't apologize for something that's not intentional
Except that if you read the story, you’ll see that the coach admits it and apologizes. It was intentional.
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.
Yes, agreed. The contrails are just like those of a guy tripping over his own feet.
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.
ha! Nicely done.
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)
The ENTIRE Jets franchise is based on ONE game played almost 40 years ago.
The Jets are the Ted Kennedy of the NFL...
That's just mean ....... though true.
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...
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!
“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.
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.
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.
He should be fired and then beaten with a potato
And after the last two weeks, just about as dead.
LOL....I remember that.
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.
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....
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.
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.
Sorry - five national championships
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.
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.
...and Woody his job.
Dandy Don was classic! Funny story.
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.
The part I like about that video is how the player runs back to the bench and then tries to hide behind another player.
Why else would you try to take out a guy that wasn't on the field?
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!
Thought you’d like the DM post above
But for the apology, this coach would be in the clear. The video evidence alone does not show this was intentional.
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.
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.