New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan will make his acting debut this summer, however his first role may be a tougher one than anyone could have ever expected. The outspoken head coach will reportedly play a Patriots fan in an upcoming movie, according to the New York Post.
Ryan, 48, will play both a lawyer and a Patriots fan in an Adam Sandler project scheduled to be filmed in Massachusetts this summer. According to the Post, Ryan’s lines will include comments about both Bill Belichick and Tom Brady.
"He was great enough to be loose and funny about it," Sandler said on an NFL.com podcast. "... He's really cool." The third year head coach is known for his sense of humor, however it is often times at the Patriots’ expense. Ryan and Belichick are known for exchanging words through the media before big matchups between the two AFC East division rivals.