Punches were thrown while tempers flared at a rough and tumble practice at New York Jets
training camp Monday. And coach Rex Ryan couldn't have been more pleased.
"Hey, we had a little Rock 'Em, Sock 'Em Robots out there," Ryan said with a grin.
took a swing at James Ihedigbo
and a few Jets players quickly jumped in to break things up early in the practice session.
Round 2 came a few minutes later when Howard Green
got into it with Brock Christopher, and several players stood around the skirmish and shouted at each other.
Then came Ahmad Carroll
and Nevin McCaskill
getting into a shoving match, and Darrelle Revis
playfully jumping on the pile.
All that was missing was a ring and an announcer.
"That was interesting," Ryan said. "It always happens in camp this time of year. You've been through a few days and you're tired of getting hit and you're tired of doing all this kind of stuff."