go to MSN.com
Found January 02, 2013 on Helmet2Helmet:
TEAMS: New York Jets

From Helmet 2 Helmet:

The NFL’s most blusterous coach, Rex Ryan, has been conspicuously silent since the Jets’ brutal season ended. Wholesale changes to the organization are underway, with GM Mike Tannenbaum already receiving a pink slip and offensive coordinator Tony Sparano waiting for his walking papers.

Ryan, whose job is reportedly safe, has yet to hold a season-ending press conference, a league-mandated requirement for teams that failed to make the postseason. The media, growing restless, has conducted a ‘Where’s Waldo?’ search for Gang Green’s head man.

They need not look further.

Quoting a tipster who wrote into the site, Deadspin passes along word — and visual proof -- of Rex on vacation with his wife in the Bahamas.

Says the tipster:

My parents (we’re all jets fans) were apparently on the same flight as him out of Newark Airport this a.m. and saw him and his wife in the baggage area waiting for bags in the Bahamas. People went up and said hi to them and he confirmed he was Rex. He was wearing a Jets/Titans throwback coat.

My parents are staying at The Cove Atlantis. After they got their bags, there was a car waiting outside from that hotel. My dad asked if they were there to pick him up and driver responded “Are you Mr. Ryan?”

Considering the Daily News reported Wednesday that Ryan flew out of New Jersey on a “trip of a personal nature,” this would be appear to be legit. Shortly after the News published that story, the Jets announced that Ryan and owner Woody Johnson will conduct the elusive press conference next Tuesday, Jan. 8. Coincidence?

Ryan isn’t expected to be back in town until then, but it’s good to know we can call off the APB — for now.

More from Helmet2Helmet:
2 Comments:
  • His vacation was during the season.
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Sporting goods store mocks Tebow?

Tim Tebow's NFL season is over, and he's still taking jabs. In a photo posted on Twitter by New York native Scott Hochenburg, Tebow takes a seat on the bench in a display at a Dick's Sporting Goods store at Palisades Mall in West Nyack, N.Y. The Tebow mannequin, No. 15, is seen sitting on the bench next to Mark Sanchez (No. 6) in a display of New York Jets and New York...

Tim Tebow Can Succeed in NFL if Given Right Setup at Quarterback, Urban Meyer Says

Two things are readily apparent after Tim Tebow‘s three years in the NFL. First, he is not ever going to be a good traditional quarterback. Second, he does not want to — or cannot — be used primarily as an option player, such as in wildcat sets. But what is still undetermined is whether Tebow can be a good, run-oriented quarterback if given the right offense. Former Florida...

Video: Tim Tebow and Tom Rinaldi share a moment

Florida could have actually used Tim Tebow last night in the Sugar Bowl as they got smashed by Louisville.  It's hard to remember, but Tebow was once one of the great college football players in history with a Heisman Trophy and two national championships before he became a human debate pinata.  He was there in New Orleans to watch the Gators defeat in person, and wouldn'...

With changes looming in New York, Rex Ryan quietly leaves town

Usually no matter how much we wanted him to, Rex Ryan just would not stop running off at the mouth. But as the winds of change began to blow through the Jets organization, Ryan has been uncharacteristically quiet. Tim Tebow wants out. Mark Sanchez may be on his way out. And GM Mike Tannenbaum was given his walking papers on Monday. In response, Ryan ducked a radio interview and the...

Dick’s Sporting Goods in New York City takes a shot at Tim Tebow

On the football field and at Dick’s Sporting Goods in New York City, Tim Tebow rides the bench. As if Tim Tebow hasn’t taken enough criticism during the last few weeks of the season for reportedly wanting out of the wildcat and “quitting” on the Jets, a New York City Dick’s Sporting Goods store took the trashing of Tebow to a whole new level. The photo (above) of Tebow’s...

Jets Violate NFL Rules, Could Face Punishment After Not Holding Season-Ending News Conference

NEW YORK — The New York Jets have violated the NFL’s media policy by not making coach Rex Ryan or other team executives available within a week of the end of the regular season. Ryan and owner Woody Johnson will meet with the media on Jan. 8. The season ended Sunday, Dec. 30. The Professional Football Writers of America lodged a complaint with the league on Wednesday. “We have...

Statement from Jets' GM Mike Tannenbaum

Relieved of his general manager duties this week, Mike Tannenbaum bid farewell to the Jets ownership group, players and fans in an official statement to the media

NFL Rumors: New York Jets HC Rex Ryan wants to hire Norv Turner

Although Tony Sparano remains as the New York Jets offensive coordinator, it is being reported this morning at head coach Rex Ryan wants to replace him with another former head coach that was just fired, Norv Turner. There has been a complete media blackout by the Jets organization since the end of the season, and reporters have not been able to ask Ryan any direct questions. Ryan...

Bill Parcells not interested in being the Jets’ GM

According to Kimberly A. Martin of Newsday,  Bills Parcells says he’s not interested in becoming the New York Jets’ general manager.  He says he’s done with football.During ESPN radio spot, Parcells said he wouldn’t consider a GM offer from #Jets owner Woody Johnson. Said he’s “done” w/ football. #nyj— Kimberley A. Martin (@KMart_LI) January 3, 2013I can’t wait...

Greats and Goats Week 17 Edition

In what has been a lost season for Rex Ryan and the New York Jets, Sunday's Week 17 loss in Buffalo was a fitting end to a disappointing year.

Report: Tony Sparano Could Return to Jets After Coaching No. 30 Ranked Offense

Black Monday has come and gone, and New York Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano still has a job. So does that mean he’s staying on with New York despite coaching the No. 30 ranked offense in the NFL last season? The Jets have not made a decision over whether to bring Sparano back, according to The Associated Press. So far, after a disastrous 2012 season, the only move New...

Speaking like loon, Urban Meyer claims Tim Tebow can excel in a spread offense like Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton have

If allowed to perform in a spread offense, legendary college coach Urban Meyer expressed confidence that useless New York Jets employee Tim Tebow could thrive under center in the NFL like Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick and Cam … Continue reading →

Tim Tebow’s Future, Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fight Among Sports Stories to Watch for in 2013 (Photos)

For sports fans tired of hearing the endless speculation about Tim Tebow’s future and Dwight Howard’s next team, be forewarned: 2013 could be just as bad. Many of 2012’s major storylines will be laid to rest this week, with champions crowned and players settled into their new teams. But for some, like Tebow and Howard, 2012 only cracked the lid on what’s expected to be a...
Jets News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Gordon has reportedly passed 'at least 70 drug tests'

We found out recently that Josh Gordon hired Richard Sherman’s lawyer to help handle his appeal with the NFL. In that case Maurice Suh called into question the specimen collection process and created doubt around the “he-said, he-said” case between the player and the collector. Now, Pro Football Talk is reporting what Josh Gordon’s strategy heading into the appeal on August...
Via Waiting For Next Year
53 minutes ago

Pete Carroll on Lynch holdout: 'It's a contract for a reason'

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sounded much like general manager John Schneider on running back Marshawn Lynch's holdout. The team's brass seems to be more irritated than concerned over Lynch's contract demands and quite frankly have let it be known they won't be bullied into giving the rusher a new deal. "It's a contract for a reason. We made a...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago

Former Bills WR Andre Reed: F**k Bon Jovi

Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame this Saturday, and as a former standout in Buffalo, he’s not liking the rumor of Bon Jovi buying the team. There has been plenty of backlash from those in Buffalo, and former Bills players who believe that Bon Jovi would […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 hour ago

Nelly drops high school dropout crack on Mayweather

Nelly is still dating Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s ex-girlfriend Shantel Jackson, so it is hardly a surprise that the boxing champion and rapper do not get along. During an appearance on Dan Le Batard’s “Highly Questionable” on Monday, Nelly was asked about his beef with Floyd. He said there is no beef, but he was not […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago

NBPA elects Michele Roberts as Executive Director

After 17 months the NBA Players’ Association has elected a replacement for former Executive Director Billy Hunter. League source says NBPA has elected Washington, D.C. attorney Michele Roberts to be its next Executive Director, replacing Billy Hunter. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 29, 2014 Roberts received 32 votes, six more needed by union bylaws. Roberts 32 votes were...
Via KCM Sports
13 hours ago

Griffin withdrew from Team USA camp due to back injury

When Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew his name for Team USA training camp, many people were interested about how he came to his decision. Griffin claims that he wants to focus on getting better and getting ready for the upcoming season. But according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, Griffin had another reason to withdraw his name. Shelburne says Griffin withdrew from...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 hours ago

David Ortiz on Jon Lester: ‘He’s a keeper’

With trade rumors and rumblings around Jon Lester’s name recently, it seems the Red Sox may at least consider moving him. On Monday, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported the Red Sox have been “hit hard” by team’s in pursuit of Lester’s services. To take it even a step further, Rosenthal revealed team’s in the AL East have checked in on a possible trade. It’s rare in...
Via Sports-Glory
4 hours ago

Report: John Calipari took $200K in private flights in 2013

In a reveal that probably won’t surprise anyone, it was recently reported that Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari took about $200,000 worth of chartered flights last year as part of national...Story
Via Lost Lettermen
5 hours ago

Jimbo Fisher: Baseball has made Winston 'a better football player'

How does Jimbo Fisher feel about Jameis Winston playing both baseball and football at Florida State? Apparently, the Seminoles head football coach is completely fine with it.Fisher made an appearance on ESPN's First Take on Monday and proceeded to give his thoughts on the Heisman winner being a two-sport athlete in college. The following is what Fisher had to say:“Baseball...
Via Bush League Chronicle
7 hours ago

Joe Thomas compares a current Browns QB to Tom Brady?

TweetThere’s a ton of hype surrounding the Cleveland sports scene. For one, the Cavaliers landed that James guy in free agency. Likewise, the Browns drafted high-profile Johnny Manziel to battle with Brian Hoyer for the starting QB role. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, speaking to the media after practice Monday, claims one of the Browns QBs has a lot of the same characteristics...
Via Los That Sports Blog
6 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.