He was asked about the videos throughout the conference, but continued to maintain that it was "a personal matter," according to ESPN. One video shows a woman presenting her feet and toes from an SUV window to an off-screen cameraman who touches them. Other videos show the woman sitting on a couch and rubbing her feet. This is the latest headline-grabbing story to hit the NFL because of a Deadspin feature. Last October Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Brett Favre was involved in a "sexting" scandal when the website posted voicemails and pictures Favre allegedly sent in to former Jets game-day host and Playboy model Jennifer Sterger. Favre played for the Jets that year, and the NFL's investigation into the incident is ongoing.
New York Jets' Rex Ryan: Foot-fetish report 'personal matter'
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Rex Ryan’s foot fetish joke made Sam Ponder absolutely lose it
The New York Jets are on the verge of making the playoffs, but the focus once again is off the field as coach Rex Ryan is being asked whether his wife, Michelle, posted foot-fetish videos on the Internet. In a conference call with Chicago reporters and at his news conference later Wednesday leading up to Sunday's big game with the Bears, Ryan didn't deny a Deadspin. At his news conference, he was asked repeatedly about the videos and said many times: "It's a personal matter. Ryan was asked if the incident was taking away from his team's preparation this week. The Jets just need to beat Chicago to make the playoffs.
Just remember the setup. Sam Ponder jokingly protested all the gross toenail talk. And then a grinning Ryan chimed in, with perfect comedic timing as usual. Ponder started laughing so hard that she hopped out of her chair.