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New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan told the media that he doesn’t blame Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll for trying to talk quarterback Mark Sanchez into staying at USC when they were both their.
“I did not blame Pete Carroll one bit,” Ryan said, according to the New York Daily News, via the Seattle Times. “If I had that young man as my quarterback, I’d say whatever it took to get the guy to stay with me. Like, ‘Oh you’re not ready son. As far as you know you’re not ready to play.’
“Deep down he knew he was ready.”
Carroll still believes Sanchez left too early.
“I told Mark exactly what I would have told my son,” Carroll said. “Exactly.”
“I just told him what I knew was the truth,” Carroll said. “He could have been better prepared if we’d have had him for another year. And I think it would have served him even better.”
Looking at how Sanchez has failed to progress the way many thought he would at this point in his career, I can’t argue with Carroll that Sanchez should
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Three seasons into his five-year contract Pete Carroll is not living up to expectations. While many fans might be quick to point out he has won a playoff game against the then defending Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints, the reality was it was done with a losing record and not a realistic marker of success. Carroll can argue he is building a team and that takes time, an argument...
A frustrating loss at St. Louis in Week 4 sent Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll in search of ways to make his offense more productive.
Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense had scored more than 20 points just once in four games and were converting just 28 percent of third down opportunities for the season. Against the Rams, Seattle was just 2 of 9 in third down conversions...
Pete gets to face Sanchez
Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets come into CenturyLink Field on Sunday to face off against Sanchez’s former head coach, Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks.
Matchup: New York vs. Seattle
Venue: CenturyLink Field
Time: 1:05 (local)
Date: November 11th, 2012
Weather: 47 high. 40 low. Cold and cloudy
Team Records: Seattle (5-4) New York (3-5)
You just had to expect Rex Ryan would weigh in on this one.
Tuesday we reported that, along with Bill Belichick, Ryan was voted the most overrated coach in the NFL by a Sporting News poll which took the pulse of players. Given Ryan's penchant for opening his mouth whether it's warranted or not, it's unsurprising that he took the opportunity to share his thoughts on the...
Leave it to Rex Ryan to give a funny response to being voted the most overrated NFL coach in an anonymous player poll this week. The New York Jets head coach did what he does best and turned a press conference into a comedy monologue Tuesday after he was asked about the Sporting News poll.
"My first thought," Ryan said Wednesday, "was I looked and I saw who was...
Yesterday we brought you the story regarding a recent poll conducted by The Sporting News where they asked 103 NFL players a variety of questions, one of which was to name the league’s most overrated coach. In a shock to just about no one, Jets head coach Rex Ryan was the clear cut “winner” after being chosen by 35 of the players polled.
It’s no easy feat to accept the...
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The Jets' front office can't seem to get enough offensive lineman to protect quarterback Mark Sanchez. Add Hayworth Hick's name to the list of the newest members of the Green and White.
Oh Pete Carroll, you ol' horn dog.Last week, due to the NHL lockout, the league canceled its best regular season event of the season, as it pulled the plug on the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, which would have been played in freezing temperatures in front of 100,000 people at the University of Michigan. That should have been one of the coolest – literally and figuratively...
The New York Jets are 3-5 this season and while players on the team continue to say words of support for quarterback Mark Sanchez, public opinion remains split. Now word come that at-least one executive inside the front office wanted to draft Russel Wilson.
Senior Personnel Executive Terry Bradway wanted the Jets to draft former Wisconsin quarterback Russel Wilson. That there was...
Sporting News recently conducted a poll of 103 NFL players from 27 different teams on a variety of topics including the NFL's most overrated head coach. The results aren't surprising.
Rex Ryan won the dubious honor of being selected as the NFL's most overrated head coach with 35 votes, topping Bill Belichick by 19 votes. Andy Reid came in a distant third with just...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Think Rex Ryan and company spent the last two weeks sleepless over Seattle? The Jets are hoping to be Jet-lagged free on Sunday where a time zone cautious coaching staff is focusing on east coast time management on their furthest trip west on the season."I think by staying on the east coast time, even though you're out there west, I think that helps...
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is not all that upset about recently being voted the most overrated coach in the NFL. Instead, the Jolly Green Giant has found a way to put a positive spin on the whole thing. If nothing else, Rex can now say he beat Bill Belichick at something.
“My first thought was I looked and saw who was second,” Ryan said on Wednesday according to the NY...
To no one’s surprise (except maybe Andy Reid’s), New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan was named the most overrated head coach in the NFL. The Sporting News conducted a mid-season survey of 103 current NFL players from 27 teams and Rex topped the list.
The rest of the list breaks down as follows:
Rex Ryan, Jets (35 votes)
Bill Belichick, Patriots (16 votes)
Andy Reid, Eagles (9...
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Last season Tim Tebow was leading the Denver Broncos to the playoffs and a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wild Card round. This season, Tebow is playing back up to quarterback Mark Sanchez and taking a...