"It was a joke," Richardson said. "People take jokes seriously in the media, so let me be real right now. It was a joke. He wants us to know that the game is important. It's a rivalry game. It's a division game, and we have to win it."
Jets' Ryan: I didn't ban players from having sex →
Rookie defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson told one newspaper Wednesday that Ryan's message to the team "most definitely" included sexual relations.