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Ryan calls Murrell, Ihedigbo 'selfish'

Updated: October 22, 2009, 8:08 PM ET
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Rex Ryan wants his team to be tough, not dirty.

The New York Jets coach benched safety James Ihedigbo and linebacker Marques Murrell for the their next game because he thought they took things too far by throwing punches at Buffalo's Derek Fine during a 16-13 overtime loss last weekend.

"Quite honestly, that's not the way we're going to play football," Ryan said Thursday, speaking for the first time about his decision. "We want to be the most physical team in the National Football ...

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