Rex Ryan is almost certainly in his final hours as the head coach of the New York Jets, but he is hardly alone. There are at least five NFL coaches who are on the firing line at the end of Week 17.
As far as Joe Klecko is concerned, it’s not really about whether Rex Ryan deserves to come back next season. It’s more a matter of the Jets deciding if they want to get with the 21st-century NFL.
Neither Johnson nor Idzik has commented, and that has led to debates, discussions and arguments whether Ryan deserves to be back. Ryan also declined to comment on whether the owner or GM has spoken to him about his future.
Jets fans are being bombarded right now with a million stories about Rex Ryan’s future. All I’m going to say is be careful about which ones you take to heart.
We will learn in the coming days whether Rex Ryan remains the head coach of the New York Jets. And if he does not, we will know that Ryan never had a chance.
The Jets’ players seem to have just one wish this holiday season: bring head coach Rex Ryan back!
Ryan’s tenure as coach of the Jets could be in its final weeks. Keep Rex or Fire Rex? Well, that depends on who you ask.
What comes with being the head coach of the Jets can be unfair at times, but at the end of the day the NFL is a results-oriented business. Rex Ryan might be beyond saving, even with that one ace in the hole he’s always carried around.
All teams look like they tank when they get torched. But the Jets never quit. They can play dumb, but they never play dead. And that is a tribute to Rex Ryan, who still hasn’t lost his team.
He was head coach of the Aberdeen (Scotland) Oilers in the British American Football League in 1990 — when he coached with his son.
It’s not easy to work under these conditions. In fact, it’s downright uncomfortable. It’s especially tough if you’re expendable. The pressure is unbearable. You just know the end is coming.
Ryan can’t be blamed for this latest disaster on offense. His defense, despite a massive overhaul and youth movement, is still clicking relatively well. But an offense that is simply putrid shouldn’t be his fault.
WFAN’s Mike Francesa lit into Rex Ryan’s struggling team during his opening monologue on Monday, one day after Gang Green was humiliated 23-3 by the average at best Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium.
When the Jets were 5-4 and had the NFL world marveling at their resilience after beating the Saints, coach Rex Ryan had to avoid one word the rest of the way to stifle the calls for his job: regression.
Thursday was a day for giving thanks. As unbelievable as it might sound, Mark Sanchez was thankful for his Jets career.