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‘Ted Lasso’ roasts New York Jets in Season 2 trailer (Video)

VARIOUS CITIES - APRIL 04: In this screengrab released on April 4, 2021, Jason Sudeikis performs as "Ted Lasso" during the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on April 04, 2021.
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The Season 2 trailer for Apple TV+ series “Ted Lasso” ends with an unflattering one-liner about the New York Jets.

Jason Sudeikis has earned quite the list of cinematic enemies throughout his career. Colin Farrell was one of his Horrible Bosses and he later waged war with fellow Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader in The Angry Birds Movie.

Sudeikis is no safer on television, as a cameo on The Mandalorian notably ended with a “Baby Yoda”-beating Sudeikis on the wrong end of a confrontation with an assassin droid voiced by Taika Waititi.

But after the release of the new Ted Lasso trailer, Sudeikis might have to deal with his most dangerous threat yet: New York Jets fans.

Lasso, which premiered in August 2020 and streams on Apple TV+, features Sudeikis as an American football coach moving to the English Premier League to lead a different kind of football team, fictional AFC Richmond, despite his lack of experience working in what his fellow countrymen call soccer.

The titular character, portrayed by Sudeikis, originated in a series of promotions for NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League. A trailer for the series’ second season, which debuts on July 23, was unveiled at an Apple event on Tuesday.

The preview ends with Lasso, apparently going through a rough stretch on the pitch, declaring that “Back home, if the team was playing poorly, we don’t call them unlucky.” He turns to his assistant Beard (portrayed by Brendan Hunt) for the proper term and is simply told “New York Jets,” causing Lasso to point in approval.

While Jets fans have every right to be annoyed by the jab, inclusion on Lasso could mean lifting some serious hardware in the near future. The series has received widespread acclaim from critics and audiences and has been nominated for numerous awards.

Sudeikis himself earned several acting honors, including the Golden Globe for Best Actor-Television Series Musical or Comedy.

The first season of Ted Lasso is currently available to stream on Apple TV+.

Geoff Magliocchetti is on Twitter @GeoffJMags

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