His message to them was to avoid all household work to conserve energy.
“I can tell he really wants this game,” said [Joshua] Cribbs. “He was like, 'Rest your legs. Don't do nothing for your wife. Say, baby next week. I'm going to do it next week. I'm going to take out the trash next week. I'll take the kids to practice next week, but I have to rest for this game.”
Maybe Rex should have heeded his own advice back in the day? Also, how draining is taking out the trash? Are his players so poorly conditioned they'll be exhausted from walking to the curb?