Mike Pettine made some comments in a Sports Illustrated article that managed to draw in Rex Ryan, Nick Saban, and Bill Belichick, insinuating that Nick Saban might have shared the Jets playbook with Belichick, after Ryan shared it with him. Rex Ryan, speaking at a press conference today, was not happy about it, per Rich Cimini.
Rex confirms he gave playbook to Saban when he visited Jets’ facility for 4 or 5 days. Says its ” ridiculous” to think it impacted games.
— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) June 19, 2014
Rex went on to describe Belichick as a great coach who studies his butt off, and said that Pettine “needs to be quiet.”
Belichick, meanwhile, responded in classic short fashion when asked about it.
Belichick on if he ever had a copy of the #Jets playbook: “You’ve got to talk to Mike Pettine. I don’t know.”
— Ben Volin (@BenVolin) June 19, 2014