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Rex Ryan, should he remain on board with the Jets after a new GM is chosen, will have one year to turn things around. His soon to be new coaching staff will get the same timeframe. Those who join Ryan when a new GM comes aboard to first have a say in what coaches gets added, will be awarded one silver lining: The ability to showcase leadership and people management skills. A fact that won’t make Ryan, who is already walking on eggshells, feel any safer.
What a position for Ryan to presently be in. He has no GM and when one does arrive, Ryan will not be the coveted name, but some Mike Tannenbaum-hired leftover. Ryan will have no offensive coordinator either because everyone including Tony Sparano knows he is a goner, and no quarterback to rely on. The roster currently has one home run receiver in Santonio Holmes who has yet to run full speed after foot surgery, and a big need for a top notch running back.
That is just the state of the union for the offensive side of the ball.
Rex has done much of this to himself. His loyalty to struggling players, overall belief in anyone wearing green and white, and desire to return to an archaic offensive concept with undermanned talent, are all part of why the Jets have gone backwards after what was a terrific start to his tenure in New York.
Uncertainty will hover above Ryan as well as his new staff in this “playoffs or bust” 2013. The only way for him to stave off his own beheading will be by winning games. We don’t mean just six of them either. Ryan may want to start fast too. Should his dwindling control of the castle show early signs of internal fracture, he better beware of his own surroundings.
There may be a coach alongside him shining brighter. An assistant who simply has a better way of handling players and overall team direction than Ryan does. For the biggest star and media personality the Jets have had in many years, uncertainty could turn into a reasonably warranted paranoia. Borne from within the walls of Florham Park if Rex Ryan is not careful.
BEST OF MAXIM
Rex Ryan is taking a much needed vacation in the Bahamas with his wife, and while the Jets head coach was catching some rays a NY Daily News photographer snapped a photo of Ryan sporting a tattoo of what looks to be his wife wearing nothing but a green Mark Sanchez jersey. I’ll just let that soak in for a bit. Here’s the photo with said tattoo (via the NY Daily News), and if...
The New York Jets announced that their season-ending press conference will be held on January 8th. That’s a big problem since the NFL requires teams to conduct their press conferences within one week of the season being over. The Jets are in fact in violation of the NFL’s media policy and I’m sure they’ll receive a fine.Deadspin found out that Jets head coach Rex Ryan...
The New York Jets finally fired former GM Mike Tannenbaum earlier this week, opting to retain head coach Rex Ryan. While the search for a new general manager is still underway, according to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork, Jets’ owner Woody Johnson is telling potential candidates that firing Ryan is off the table.
Cimini reported that the Jets have told any possible candidate that “they...
Rich Cimini of ESPN New York writes that ”the word on the street” is that the Jets have been telling GM candidates that they will not be considered for the vacancy unless they’re willing to keep head coach Rex Ryan for a year.
Cimini takes a look at who could be the next general manager of the Jets. Tom Gamble of the 49ers, Tom Heckert formerly of the Browns, Marc Ross of...
As you should know by now, Rex Ryan is off vacationing in the Bahamas while some folks in the Jets organization are losing their jobs.
For a brief moment, no one knew where Ryan was headed when he skipped town. But as soon as the tabloids in New York learned his whereabouts, it was just a matter of time before there were photos of Ryan relaxing by the pool.
But what the tabloids...
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.
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...
Rex Ryan will return as New York Jets head coach next season ….why? This is maybe one of the worst moves the Jets could have made this early in the off-season. If the Jets couldn’t think of any reason to fire this clown than here is one, Rex Ryan, yes the [...]
After catching a glimpse of Rex Ryan‘s arm tattoo, his bizarre calf ink suddenly looks less insane.
All of Ryan’s hard work this season — one that saw the Jets go 6-10 — is paying off, as he was spotted Thursday catching some rays down in the Bahamas. One glimpse of the sunbathing coach, however, revealed that he actually has more body art than originally believed.
We know you’re sick of New York Jets news, who isn’t? Especially with the east coast bias and ESPN’s Tim Tebow bias, but this is just too weird and funny. The NYJ are just like they were in 2010, the Blue Mountain Statesque frathouse of the NFL and they keep giving us material.
This new picture of Rex Ryan is sure to conjure up images of the infamous foot fetish videos of years...
The motive behind Rex Ryan sticking behind Mark Sanchez as the Jets’ starting quarterback this past season is becoming more clear. The New York Daily News has posted images of the Jets head coach with a visible tattoo of his wife wearing nothing but a Mark Sanchez jersey. Furthermore it’s now being mentioned that in [...]
We at Down and Distance have discovered the reason behind Mark Sanchez not being benched until late in the season for the New York Jets!
No, it isn’t Ancient Aliens nor the Mayans, but rather because Jets head coach Rex Ryan has a Tattoo of number six! Well, sort of..
Rex was spotted in the Bahamas Vacationing (While other non-playoff teams are getting their end of the year work...
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the New York Jets have not made a decision on the status of embattled offensive coordinator Tony Sparano.
While many fans and media have speculated that Sparano will be fired after one season with the Jets, the person says Wednesday that the team has not yet made a final determination - meaning there's a chance...