Jets, NFL Investigating Reporter Incident

Jets head coach Rex Ryan and owner Woody Johnson are taking a proactive approach to the allegations from TV Azteca reporter Ines Sainz after a reported incident at Jets practice on Saturday when the reporter attended practice and was present in the locker room during the open media period following practice.

Today the NFL was present at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center to investigate the matter.

"We want to have an environment here where everybody is comfortable," Ryan said. "I don't know all of the specifics of what's going on. The NFL is here, I can tell you that. They're here investigating and we're open. Everybody, whoever the NFL wants to talk to, I'm not sure who it is, we'll let that play out. We're here to cooperate."

The NFL representatives that are on site today will be interviewing select personnel, players and coaches about the incident and Ryan has volunteered to talk with the representatives.

On Sunday, Johnson spoke with Sainz and is still attempting to gather as much information as possible before making a statement about the team's reaction to the situation.

"We're taking it very seriously," Johnson told 1050 ESPN Radio on Monday evening before the Jets' season opener against the Ravens. "We want to make sure all reporters, male or female, are comfortable in our locker rooms, on our field, at away games. We're looking into what exactly happened with the league and when we come up with all the data and all the evidence and all the information, we'll report back."

Sensitivity training was discussed as an option during Ryan's news conference, which is something the organization is open to, he said. Throughout the media period, the coach stated the values that the Jets strive to uphold and that he hopes to find a solution to the situation.

"Everybody should be comfortable," Ryan said. "That to me is who we are. We're an open team, probably as open as anybody. We try to provide access to all of our players, all of our coaches, and every reporter should be comfortable and that's the way it is. This is a workplace for every reporter as well as the players and all of us here."

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