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Top 10 Quotes From Jets Coach Rex Ryan

By Daniel Friedman
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What would football season be without Rex Ryan shooting off at the mouth? Love him or hate him, he's always good for a bold statement every, oh, day or so.

With training camp right on deck, here are Rex's 10 best quotes:

10. Hi, I'm Rex

New York Jets Introduce Rex Ryan As New Head Coach
Rex Ryan addresses the media after being introduced as head coach of the New York Jets on January 21, 2009. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

"The message to the rest of the league is, `Hey, the Jets are coming, and we're going to give you everything we got. And I think that's going to be more than you can handle.' "

9. 'Tis The Season

Rex Ryan
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"We're going to start with the injury report, obviously. Manning, Clark, Addai, Reggie Wayne, Freeney, Mathis, Brackett—all those guys will not play. Oh, hold up. That was my wish list for Santa Claus."

8. Snack Time On HBO

Rex Ryan
(Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

"Let's make sure we play like the f---ing New York Jets and not some f---ing slap-d--- team. That's what I want to see tomorrow. Do we understand what the f--- I want to see tomorrow? Now let's go eat a goddamn snack."

7. Revis Isn't Here

Rex Ryan
Rex Ryan (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

"Hey, guys, we don't have Revis in this building right now. ... Does it matter that Revis is not here? Goddamn, he's pretty f---ing good. He's pretty good, OK? But you know what guys? It isn't about one guy, its about leading the league in f---ing wins."

6. Tell Him About The Dot

Rex Ryan playing softball
Jets coach Rex Ryan rips a hit during the Boomer & Carton vs. NYPD celebrity softball game to benefit the PBA Widows and Children's Fund. (CBS Sports Network)

"Each game we might also designate an opposing player with a dot. Players don't want to be dotted by the New York Jets, because that means we want that dude knocked out of the game."

5. It's Not You, It's Me

New Orleans Saints v New York Jets
(Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

"My brother has a couple Super Bowl rings and he loves Tom Brady. I don't like Tom Brady."

4. Your Success Does Not Faze Me

New England Patriots v New York Jets
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"I never came here to kiss Bill Belichick's rings. I came here to win, let's put it that way. I'm certainly not intimidated by New England or anybody else."

3. I'm Coming After You, Bill — Don't Think You Can Hide From Me In That Hoodie

Rex Ryan with Boomer & Carton
(Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

"As much as I respect and admire Bill Belichick, I came here to kick his a--, and that's the truth."

2. Seriously, We're Getting Tired Of Being Awesome

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Jets fans hold a sign supporting coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

"I think we have to find somebody out there to beat New England besides us, I think that would help. Anybody out there want to sign up for it? Are you good enough as a team to beat the New England Patriots? I'm challenging the league."

1. This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Two Of Us

San Diego Padres  v New York Mets
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"There's no way I'm going to be second fiddle. If we were playing the New York Yankees, I don't want to be second fiddle to them. This is the same type of deal. I want to be the best team in football, not just the best team in this city. But we'll start by being the best team in this city."

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