Robert Saleh hopes NFL will ‘do the right thing’ with Miles Austin ban
New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh has spoken out in defense of suspended coach Miles Austin.
“I’m not going to go into the details of everything,” Saleh said of the situation when speaking to reporters Friday, according to The Washington Post. jet plane’ Official website. “I know Miles is a man with no malice, so there’s a lot of things I want to say, but he has to scrutinize and trust the people who make the decisions that once they hear him, they will. do the right thing.”
It’s a have learned Back on December 23, Austin, a former NFL player who spent most of his playing career with the Dallas Cowboys, was suspended for at least a year after he was accused of infractions. tournament gambling policy. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported at the time that “there is no indication that Austin bets on NFL games as a coach but bets on other sports.”
Ryan Dunleavy of the New York Post mentioned Friday that Austin may have “confused the difference in player and coach rules” as it relates to gambling restrictions. Active players are allowed to bet on games not related to football, while coaches are prohibited from participating in any sports betting.
Saleh confirmed that Austin has “left the team” and that offensive assistant Mack Brown is training the recipient until further notice.
Overall, the 7-8 Jets have more important things to worry about as we head into the new year. Like ESPN’s Rich Cimini pointed out, the Gang Green will be officially out of post-season contention with a 7-8 defeat to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday afternoon. The 8-7 Miami Dolphins will enter Sunday with a slot for the final convention of the convention, and they will host the record-setting New England Patriots 7-8. tiebreak advantage on jet aircraft.
The Dolphins-Patriots clash could end before the Jets compete at Lumen Field. Saleh insists he won’t “look at the scoreboard” because the outcome of that match is meaningless if the Jets don’t care about their business.