New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is doing everything in his power to clean up a big mess.
Johnson made a telephone call to Ines Sainz, the subject of a controversy involving Jets players taunting the female reporter, to apologize for his team’s alleged rude and unprofessional behavior at practice on Saturday, ESPN.com reports.
"I called her the minute I found out about it, and I finally spoke to her later on in the day," Johnson told ESPN.com. "We take this very, very seriously, as you can imagine. We want all of our reporters, female or male, to be comfortable wherever they are, on the sideline, in the locker room or at a game. We have to make the working environment professional, representing the New York Jets well."
Sainz was allegedly greeted with inappropriate language by Jets players because of her supposedly sultry attire, leading her to feel uncomfortable around the players. Meanwhile, Sainz claims she was dressed appropriately.
Due to the unsettling reports, the NFL has begun an investigation of the Jets’ behavior.
Johnson, in willing compliance with the investigation, said the team will begin interviewing players and non-players who may have been involved with the situation.
"Right now, we're working with the league, and we're doing all the fact-finding, checking the facts, doing the interviews," Johnson told ESPN.com. "Interviews with the players will start [Tuesday]. We've talked to some of the non-players, but [Tuesday] we'll get into it all."
Monday night, the Jets have to focus on the Ravens.
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