His faux pas was so fertile with subplots you would be right to start with any story. Was this the red-faced refrain of a man about to lose his job? Or was he justified in losing his temper after hearing the same question six times?
The Jets aren’t known for winning, but under Ryan they’ve done just enough of that to make themselves relevant
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With just 40 tackles and one sack this season, Scott has gone from captain to elder statesman to an old, unproductive, rancorous and gaseous old man whose words have no weight.
The Jets should go after Ravens Assistant General Manager Eric DeCosta and make him the new GM of Gang Green.
With the Jets, I have to deal with schizophrenia. Keep expectations low. Don’t invest your passion this year. It has never been as easy as it sounds.
That’s not to say the head coach and the GM of the Jets should be fired. But they’re officially on notice.
Rex Ryan knows only one way to play poker in the Big Apple: No Limit. But Rex has discovered that being a head coach in the NFL is a zero sum game, and that no verbal smokescreen can hide the final score.
But even with a bit of doom and gloom circling around Met Life Stadium for this Sunday’s game with the Bills, Jets fans need to be thankful for Rex Ryan this Thanksgiving.
Who could forget Spygate, the 2007 saga involving Bill Belichick, New York’s defensive calls on New England video tape and heavy fines levied by the NFL? Well, it sounds like former Jets coach Eric Mangini would take a mulligan on it.
It really wasn’t until Woody Johnson hired Rex Ryan as head coach of the Jets that I began to stop playing devil’s advocate and looking at every glass as half empty. And nights like Sunday night are precisely the reason why.
It feels Jets fans are still spellbound by Rex Ryan, ensconced in a long honeymoon with a man who has led the team a long way, but not far enough. If Ryan doesn’t deliver soon his histrionics won’t be so clever anymore.
Rex Ryan, the hefty and sometimes haughty head coach of the Jets, is back in his familiar perch – the headlines. And befitting his bombastic theme since arriving in New York, he commands the bold ink for items off the field as frequently as his deeds on the football field.
Rex Ryan’s upcoming book, “Play Like You Mean It,” gives an entertaining glimpse into the man who has become one of the NFL’s most colorful and controversial personalities. And — no shock here — he pulls no punches.
With Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum appearing on “CSI: NY” and linebacker Bart Scott slated to appear on “TNA Impact,” the question had to be asked: Are Rex’s prime time Jets interested in a “Hard Knocks” sequel?