Ryan's conversations with his players when the Jets were featured on the HBO series "Hard Knocks" in 2010 were occasionally hilarious and almost always vulgar (much to the chagrin of Tony Dungy). A highlight of the first episode came when he was telling his players to enjoy a day off:
Great job. Were right where we wanna be. No question about that. Enjoy this time, get away from it. No matter what you're doing, its better than my [expletive] vacation. I'm cruising the Baltic with my in-laws and [expletive].