Ex-NFL coach Rex Ryan eviscerates Chargers' Brandon Staley, tells him to go back to D3 football
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Former NFL head coach Rey Ryan clearly didn’t like what he heard from Brandon Staley after the Los Angeles Chargers’ loss to the Green Bay Packers.
The Packers picked up the close win, 23-20, but it was questions about the defensive play-calling that irked Staley the most Sunday as he fired back at a reporter about it. Staley also talked about how he wasn’t there to give the fans any messages and didn’t appear to like a question about wide receiver Quentin Johnson, who dropped a pass late in the game from Justin Herbert.
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Head coach Brandon Staley of the Los Angeles Chargers during the Packers game at Lambeau Field on Nov. 19, 2023, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Ryan went on the offensive on Monday when he was asked about Staley’s remarks on ESPN’s "Get Up."
"What do I think of that? I think he should go back to Division III football where he belongs." Ryan said. "Look, this guy. Look at his resume, man. I mean, I’m sorry. He spent one year coordinating a team that my wife could coach with Aaron Donald and all those guys. Stop it.
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Former NFL coach Rex Ryan of "ESPN's Sunday's NFL Countdown" speaks onstage during the Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour on July 26, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
"And trust me, she’d do a hell of a lot better job than this guy’s doing with his defense. They’re the second-highest payroll in the National Football League and they’re the second worst. Like, this team