Report: Jacobs would 'love' to join Jets
Brandon Jacobs said he would "love" to play for Jets coach Rex Ryan — despite verbally abusing him the last time the two faced each other at MetLife Stadium, the New York Post reported Saturday.
A fired-up Jacobs shouted "It's time to shut up, fat boy!" directly into Ryan's ear after the Giants administered a 29-14 beatdown on the Jets on Christmas Eve.
He had earlier called the Jets coach "a disrespectful bastard" and "a big-mouthed, big-bellied coach that talks too much," in reaction to Ryan's apparent trash talk toward the Giants.
But after being released by Big Blue on Friday, Jacobs said he would gladly go Green to team up with Ryan.
"I would love to do that," Jacobs said. "It would be an opportunity for me to not have to relocate. I got to do what's best for my family. Whichever team it is, I think is going to be a lucky team. I got a lot left in me, got a lot to offer."
Jacobs said his past differences with Ryan proved they would unite on the same team.
"That whole thing with Rex Ryan — me and Rex are alike, that's what it is," Jacobs said. "We definitely could get along, no question about it. There were a lot of things said in the heat of the battle. It's football. I talk with players on the other teams every week and shake their hand afterwards. I like Rex as a coach, I would definitely play for him. I would not say I wouldn't go there. It would be an opportunity to see how things are on the other side."
Jacobs turns 30 on July 6 but insisted he still had a lot of gas in the tank.
"I got about three good ones left in me, no question ... guaranteed three more years left in me," he said.