Ian Rapoport & Mike Florio Engage In An NFL Insider® Beef

Videos by OutKick

The gloves came off early Tuesday morning between a couple of NFL Insider® heavyweights as NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport got off the treadmill (or maybe he was still on it) and subtweeted the hot air right out of coronabro Mike Florio over his report that Urban Meyer’s seeking $12 million to coach the Jags.

“The notion that Urban Meyer is seeking $12M a year to coach in the NFL is not accurate, source said,” Rapoport tweeted. “I’m sure the former Florida and OSU coach will be well compensated if he becomes the Jaguars coach. But that number is not relevant and false.”

“FALSE!” Rap Sheet hit Florio with the ultimate insult. He called the man a liar.

NFL Insider Beef

It didn’t take long before Florio busted through the Twitter doors with his finger guns blazing and defending his Monday report stating Meyer’s salary demands. The man had to defend his integrity.

“Owners don’t want entry level coaches making a ton of money. So it’s not shocking that the league-owned media conglomerate would try to shoot down the notion that Urban Meyer wants an amount that is entirely fair and appropriate for him,” Florio shot back.

And there it is, an old fashioned feud-off. Beef-off. Insider®-off. Neither side is backing down. Florio has Matt Rhule’s salary in the $9 million range (as an entry-level coach) and Bill Belichick “north” of $20 million.

Did anyone think to just ask Urban how much he’s asking for? I did. Urbs can settle this real fast.

Written by Joe Kinsey

Joe Kinsey is the Senior Director of Content of OutKick and the editor of the Morning Screencaps column that examines a variety of stories taking place in real America.

Kinsey is also the founder of OutKick’s Thursday Night Mowing League, America’s largest virtual mowing league.

Kinsey graduated from University of Toledo.


Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply