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Rex's message: Get going or get out!

The usually chummy Ryan showed the Jets' locker room he can be Mr. Tough Guy

Updated: October 13, 2011, 7:49 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets tried to make it sound like they didn't decide to trade Derrick Mason until Tuesday, when they received a phone call from the Houston Texans. That's not true. This wasn't a knee-jerk choice.

In fact, the Jets were actively shopping the veteran wide receiver last week, a high-ranking official from another team told ESPNNewYork.com. Rex Ryan wanted him out, and wanted him out ASAP. They claimed it had nothing to do with his attitude or his mouth, with ...

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