Bush takes the high road on Cromartie

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After Sunday’s game, Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie said he didn’t lose his composure during a first-quarter incident with Dolphins running back Reggie Bush, telling reporters Cromartie called Bush a “punk” because, as Cromartie put it, “that’s exactly what he is.”

“We beat them fair and square,” Bush told PFT after the game by phone.  “They can say whatever they want.”

Bush, who hadn’t heard about Cromartie’s comments, laughed them off.  “Of course he lost his composure,” Bush said of Cromartie.  “He got flagged.”

Bush said that other players were saying things to him during the game, but that it didn’t bother him.  “Trash talking is part of the game,” Bush said.  “They beat us in our building, and now we beat them in their building.  That’s all that matters.”

Bush became a focal point in the days leading up to the game, based on comments from Jets players and coach Rex Ryan regarding an apparent desire to hurt Bush, who suffered a knee injury when the teams first played this season in Miami.  With cornerback Darrelle Revis suffering a torn ACL in that same game, Bush said, “What goes around comes around.”  That prompted Jets coach Rex Ryan to suggest that Bush should apologize for his remarks.

24 responses to “Bush takes the high road on Cromartie

  1. Cromartie sure is a great role model for his 10 kids… Too bad Bush had the last word. The Dolphins also embarrassed the Jets at home but their stupid kicker gave that game away.

  2. Cro-Magnum is always putting something of his where it doesn’t belong. Like foot in mouth or …….weinie in the oven.

  3. seems to be a pattern with jets coaches, have good to moderately great success for a couple years then BOOM downward-spiral, herm, mangini, rex, al groh, parcells, coslet to a small extent, and oh boy kotite….

  4. thejuddstir says:Oct 28, 2012 6:11 PM

    Cro-Magnum is always putting something of his where it doesn’t belong. Like foot in mouth or …….weinie in the oven.
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    thejuddstir: That’s not the problem. Antonio does not shut up soon enough, and he just does not take it out soon enough.

  5. Even after a loss, they don’t realize when to shut up. As a Dolphin Fan I hope they don’t fire Rex Ryan and I hope they believe that Sanchez is still their future! Continue doing what you do Jets.

  6. Rex Ryan, Mike Nolan, Marvin Lewis, Mike Smith, Jack Del Rio, and Mike Singletary.

    All came up in the Ravens organization and all have failed horribly so far as head coaches. Moral of the story, don’t take former Raven coaches or players. They only work in Baltimore.

  7. Thirty kickers fault? First off it was 30-9. Second, I’m sure your referring to the blocked punt. That was a missed block on Teblows part. Was the kicker susposed to get 3 tds to tie it up?

  8. I am a Dolphins fan and I was stunned that the Jets would hire Sparano as Offensive Coordinator! I mean, this guy would get all excited over field goals, fist-pumping and whooping & hollering.
    I could have predicted their offensive inadequacies with my eyes closed, with Sanchez as their QB and Sparano calling plays.

  9. I am just mad this game did not cement a sweep of the Jets because Miami out played them twice this season. The Jets is not a better team then Miami. I fully expect the Fins to sweep Buffalo and get swept by the Pats.

  10. Cromartie is the “punk”. Where was he today??
    Reggie doesn’t need to say anymore, the Jets are a bad football team. Good luck with the bye week, who gets fired now??? Maybe Sparano again.

  11. Thirty kickers fault? First off it was 30-9. Second, I’m sure your referring to the blocked punt. That was a missed block on Teblows part. Was the kicker susposed to get 3 tds to tie it up?

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    He was referring to the first matchup in Miami where Carpenter’s missed FGs cost the Dolphins the game.

  12. That was one of the worst loses for the Jets in recent memory. Hopefully they can compose themselves during the bye week, but I don’t think it’s going to happen. I would not be surprised to see the Jets completely fall apart from here on, locking up a top 10 pick. For the sake of Jets fans, I just hope they fire Mike Tannenbaum before he is allowed to completely screw up that draft pick. There’s a lot of good armed & talented QBs in this draft & if Mr. T is given the chance to pick one, I can guarantee you he will pick the wrong one, the only one of the possible four first round QBs taken this upcoming draft to be a complete bust.

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