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Tony Sparano wants 'physical style'

Updated: January 13, 2012, 6:39 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Tony Sparano sounds a lot like his new boss, Rex Ryan. He wants a tough, physical offense. In Rex-speak, it's called "Ground & Pound." First, Sparano needs to get the players to stop grounding and pounding each other.

The New York Jets' new offensive coordinator steps into a volatile situation, a dysfunctional locker room divided by rifts, finger pointing and clashing egos. Before he can get around to coaching, Sparano will have to be a peace-keeper.

"I'm kind of a show-me guy," said ...

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