The Rex Ryan Show: New York Jets Coach Takes Over ‘Hard Knocks’ Opener

August 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As controversial rapper Eminem's "Not Afraid," blared through the beautifully choreographed opening scenes of Jets practice in the Hard Knocks premiere, it proved to be the perfect metaphor for what Rex Ryan thinks of his ball club.
He is not afraid to proclaim that his team will win the Super Bowl; he told the media so much last Friday and even wrote "Soon to be champs" on the side of an ESPN bus! He's not afraid to confidently believe that his players are the best in football, and he is certainly not afraid to make himself look like a goof on national television.

Such is Ryan's charm, and in the opener of HBO's hit sports series, he took full control, and he shined from start to finish.
From the get-go we get to see Ryan's exploits at motivational speaking (or at least motivational to him) with an expletive-laden rant that would make even the creators of "The Sopranos" blush. "I want to lead the league in the most (bleeping) wins!" he told his players.

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