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Sheldon Richardson’s Snapchat video earns him a sitdown with coach Todd Bowles

Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson looks on during

Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson looks on during the second half against the Patriots on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. Photo Credit: Lee S. Weissman

Though it’s unclear what Sheldon Richardson actually said, one thing is certain: Todd Bowles isn’t happy.

The Jets’ coach said he plans to “have a conversation very soon” with his defensive lineman after Richardson recorded a Snapchat video littered with expletives before Saturday night’s 34-13 loss to the Miami Dolphins.

During the seven-second clip — which was posted to teammate Rontez Miles’ Snapchat account from inside the Jets’ locker room — Richardson asks, “Where the [derogatory term for women] at?”

But it was his next sentence that drew the most attention and the ire of frustrated Jets fans.

Richardson either said “[Expletive] this game” or “[Expletive] this guy,” referring to Miles, who is seated beside him and visible throughout the video.

Regardless of what actually was said, the video was the latest in a string of questionable decisions by the talented but immature lineman.

“I was just made aware of it and me and Sheldon will have a conversation very soon,” Bowles said during his conference call with reporters Sunday morning. “We don’t condone any of that. We’re going to have a discussion and take care of it.”

The Jets tried unsuccessfully to deal Richardson before the Nov. 1 trade deadline, and they’re expected to try to move him this offseason. The problem is, he has far less trade value now because of his lack of production and off-the-field decisions.

The 2013 Defensive Rookie of the Year has 1 1⁄2 sacks this season and his play has diminished of late. His versatility, one of his greatest strengths, has turned out to be a hindrance to his production, as the coaching staff has played him at defensive end, tackle, outside linebacker and middle linebacker. But Richardson has done himself no favors, either.

After serving a four-game suspension in 2014 for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy (marijuana), he was suspended for the Jets’ 2015 season opener for violating the NFL’s personal-conduct policy stemming from a May 2014 arrest in Missouri. This season, Bowles benched Richardson and fellow defensive star Muhammad Wilkerson for a quarter against the Dolphins on Nov. 6.

Asked if Richardson will be disciplined, Bowles said: “We’ll take care of it here. That’s not something we condone or we encourage. That’s unacceptable . . . It’s disturbing that it was said at all.”

The coach — who made Richardson a game captain Saturday night — defended the 26-year-old’s effort on the field, however.

“Sheldon plays hard,” Bowles said. “Inappropriate comments should have never been said. It’s inexcusable, but he plays hard.”

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