Kerry Rhodes was asked about Eric Mangini and what his old coach must be thinking now that he’s in Cleveland and has to watch his former team play for a chance to go to the Super Bowl while his former quarterback, Brett Favre, is on the cusp of the same honor on the other side of the bracket.

“I’m sure he’s taking notice of what’s happening and maybe wishes things were different,” Rhodes said, “but right now he’s in Cleveland and we’re here, so I don’t even think about it.”

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With so much made about the change in attitude from the moment Mangini left and Rex Ryan entered, Rhodes was also asked if that is as dramatic a shift as it’s been made out to be in the press.

“Yeah, it was,” he said. “It was dramatic.”