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NFL won't probe Ryan-Jacobs spat

Dec. 25, 2011 at 7:24 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- The NFL indicated Sunday it won't investigate a verbal altercation between New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan and New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs.

A league spokesman told The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger the tense exchange between Ryan and Jacobs following the Giants' 29-14 Christmas Eve victory over the Jets won't become a disciplinary issue.

Jacobs said he told the Jets' outspoken coach, "Time to shut up, fat boy!" after the Giants' win. The running back said he also told Ryan, "You're talking to the wrong Giant, because I will kick your []expletive]!"

Ryan, meanwhile, wouldn't discuss the exchange, which he called "a private conversation," the newspaper said.

"He doesn't like me," Ryan said of Jacobs. "I respect him, but I couldn't care less about him."

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