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Former Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Rex Ryan’s Conspiracy Theory Is Pure Fantasy

The blustery Ryan’s dream job with the Jets was doomed, but not for the reasons he expressed on HBO’s “Real Sports.”

08/19/2015

Former New York Jets general manger John Idzik (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Jaguars Expected To Hire Ex-Jets GM Idzik As A Consultant

In the aftermath of the Jets’ disastrous 4-12 season that resulted in his firing, former general manager John Idzik disappeared from public view. But now it looks like he’s resurfaced, albeit 1,000 or so miles away.

02/25/2015

Jets running back Chris Johnson, right, carries the ball against the Indianapolis Colts during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 7, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Johnson, Winslow Say Jets Under Idzik Misled About Roles And Playing Time

The Jets are heading in a new direction, with a new front office and sideline hierarchy. But that doesn’t mean the decisions of the previous regime will be so easily forgotten.

02/17/2015

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson (C) poses with new general manager Mike Maccagnan (L) and new head coach Todd Bowles after they were introduced to the media during a press conference on January 21, 2015 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Virginia Jets Fan Tries To Put A Stop To Future FireJohnIdzik.com Copycats

The man in control of the FireMikeMaccagnan.com domain name reportedly has no intention to ever follow in the footsteps of the people who ran FireJohnIdzik.com, a site that wasn’t viewed favorably by everyone.

02/05/2015

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan joins WFAN's Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts at radio row on January 29, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jerry Recco/WFAN)

Rex On WFAN: I’m Pumped For The Future, But Will Never Forget The Past

Rex Ryan agrees, the situation he’s walking into in Buffalo is similar to the one he just left with the Jets. But he doesn’t care, because, to the surprise of absolutely no one, he says he has a plan.

01/29/2015

Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan listens in as head coach Todd Bowles addresses the media during a press conference on January 21, 2015 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Palladino: Bowles-Maccagnan Relationship Critical To Jets’ Success

The most encouraging thing that came out of Todd Bowles’ mouth this week had nothing to do with rings or toughness or locker room culture. And yet, it had everything to do with them.

01/23/2015

Todd Bowles (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Frank Reich (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Jets Officially Announce Names Of Candidates For General Manager And Head Coach

It appears that the man Jets will hire to replace fired GM John Idzik will have a solid player drafting and development background.

01/07/2015

Derek Jeter hits a game-winning single in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

WATCH: 10 Memorable NY/NJ Sports Moments From 2014

Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let’s take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.

12/31/2014

The New York Islanders leave the ice after defeating the Washington Capitals 4-3 in overtime in a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 29, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

If you thought you had a bad Monday, these guys lost their jobs. Personally, I thought Rex deserved another shot.

12/30/2014

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New York Jets 2014 Season Recap: A Year To Forget

A year of promise turned into a nightmare for Rex Ryan and his New York Jets.

12/29/2014

Rex Ryan (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) and John Idzik (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Jets Fans Offer Mixed Reactions To Firings Of Rex Ryan, GM John Idzik

The sidewalk and steps in front of the Jets’ store off Madison Avenue are a rubble-strewn mess, under construction with the promise of a better tomorrow.

12/29/2014

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan, then with the Jets (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dyer: You Just Watch — Rex Ryan Will Get The Last Laugh

The man can still coach, the evidence shows. Sadly, it won’t be here in New York with the Jets. But he will do it somewhere, and he will win if given the proper support and commitment.

12/29/2014

Rex Ryan (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images), John Idzik  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Rex Ryan, GM John Idzik Fired As Jets Quickly Move Forward

Johnson fired coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik on Monday, one day after completing one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history.

12/29/2014

Adam Gase (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), Pep Hamilton (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) and Josh McDaniels (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

List Of Potential GM, Head Coach Candidates For Jets Is Reportedly Extensive

It appears Jets owner Woody Johnson is ready to go to the ends of the Earth to turn this franchise around after four straight non-playoff seasons.

12/29/2014

Rex Ryan coached his last game with the Jets on Dec. 28, 2014, at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rex’s Refusal To Get Offensive Ultimately Paved The Way To His Demise

Rex Ryan was felled by his own hubris. His best characteristics — his confidence, unwillingness to change, and monolithic ear to his own voice and only tuning fork — are what made him overtly unadaptable to progress.

12/29/2014

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