NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jets coach Rex Ryan thinks Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush should apologize for his comments a few weeks ago that Darrelle Revis’ season-ending knee injury was a case of “what goes around comes around.”
Ryan drew the ire of the Dolphins star when the coach said the Jets were going to put “hot sauce” — saying he meant lots of attention, not intent to injure — on Bush before New York’s 23-20 overtime win last month.
“Shoot … I apologized for my comments and I expect him to do the same,” Ryan said Wednesday.
Bush hurt his left knee, and later implied it was karma that Revis also hurt his left knee and was lost for the season.
“I never said we were trying to injure Reggie Bush, that’s not even close,” Ryan said. “He’s going to get our attention, I’m sorry, but he’s a player that’s going to warrant a lot of attention and that’s what I meant by my comments. If it was taken differently, I apologized for that. But trust me we know when he’s in the game.”
Ryan said Bush should say sorry not to him, but perhaps to Revis because he’s “his peer.”
“I don’t expect one,” he said. “I think maybe Revis or whatever. I’m sure he got caught up in the moment. He was injured. Obviously nobody likes to get hurt. That certainly wasn’t my intention. I hope he understands that.”
Ryan added: “He doesn’t’ have to ever say anything to me or even reach out to Revis, but I would expect him to just for the simple fact that that’s his peer. That’s one of the elite players in this league.”
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