During an appearance on The Dan Patrick Show, Dungy said, "I'm disappointed with all the profanity ... I think Rex can make his points without all that." And that he hopes Roger Goodell gets talks to Ryan about the language because "I just don't think the league needs that. I don't think our young people need to hear that that's what's done to be successful. Because it doesn't have to be that way."
Rex's old man, former NFL hard-ass Buddy Ryan, was on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philly recently to discuss Dungy's comments. Transcript via Sports by Brooks:
(radio host) John Gonzalez: "Tony Dungy said that he wouldn't hire someone who curses as much as your son, Rex, and had said that he hopes that Commissioner Roger Goodell will step in"And then Buddy punched Kevin Gilbride to make sure he got his message across.
Buddy Ryan: "I don't think he had applied for a job with what's his name either" (seems to be Buddy stating that Rex never applied for a job with Tony Dungy)
John Gonzalez: "Tony Dungy had said that he hopes Commissioner Goodell will step in and say something. Do you think that"
Buddy Ryan: "Well it's none of Dungy's business"
John Gonzalez: "So you don't think the Commissioner has any place to step in and tell Rex how to run his team then?"
Buddy Ryan: "Commissioner can do anything he wants to and I think he'll take appropriate action. I think it's being blown way out of perspective"