Jets head coach Rex Ryan is, for the second week in a row, crying over another Jets defeat.
This time, however, Ryan is crying foul in regards to an unwritten rule that late, deep passes are a no-no.
According to the Associated Press, Ryan felt "a bit disrespected" by the New England Patriots after they threw a deep pass with the victory well in hand on Sunday.
"We need to stop them anyway, so it's no biggie, but I was surprised, and I did
feel a little bit disrespected," Ryan said.
Up 31-14 with just 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady went deep to Randy Moss on third-and-6 from the 45-yard line.
Although the pass was incomplete, it still heated up the Jets skipper, who admitted to crying to his players during a team meeting last week, a day after their loss to the Jaguars at the Meadowlands.
Ryan added on Monday that maybe the deep pass to Moss was drawn up by Brady, who was possibly looking to help his receiver get the final word in against Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. Revis spent much of last week making headlines for praising his own play against Moss in Week 2.
"I looked at that as an opportunity for us," Ryan told the AP. "Throw it up deep, our
guy is going to come down with it more than your guy is. If they want to throw
it up to Revis, that's great. If they would have thrown it up to [Wes] Welker
again, I would have had a problem with it."