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Just think of it like marrying into a family -- except, instead of getting drunk uncle and that sassy sister-in-law, you get Rex Ryan.
That's apparently what the Jets are telling the candidates angling to replace recently fired general manager Mike Tannenbaum. Owner Woody Johnson said Monday after he fired Tannenbaum that Ryan's job was safe. And Rich Cimini of ESPN now reports that the head coach is assured at least one more year. Any new GM is just going to have to find a way to work around that.
"The word on the street is that the Jets are telling potential candidates they won't be considered unless they agree to keep Rex Ryan for a year," Cimini reported.
While Ryan initially seemed to be sure to keep his job, speculation to the contrary arose Wednesday when Ryan suddenly skipped town. Some people wondered whether Ryan was in limbo until the arrival of a new GM, who would then have final say on Ryan's status. All of that, however, went up in a cloud of tattoo dust , and Ryan now appears to have his employment intact.
One interesting wrinkle in the story, though, is the fate of candidate Tom Heckert. The former Browns general manager (also fired last Monday) has reportedly pulled out of his interview with the Jets, which was scheduled for this coming Monday.
Heckert reportedly said Ryan staying as coach was not part of his decision, but the amount of distractions already plaguing the Jets organization -- without them even playing games right now -- is likely enough to make plenty of general managers shy.
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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...
Well, this is precious. The New York Daily News snapped a photo of Rex Ryan sunbathing with his tattoo fully exposed: his wife, Michelle, down on her knees, wearing a Mark Sanchez No. 6 jersey.
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...
Rex Ryan covered up his tacky tattoo of his wife clad only in a Mark Sanchez jersey with an even less subtle "I heart me" T-shirt.
Yesterday, the New York Jets head coach was spotted at the same Bahamas resort wearing the faded black tee shielding the public from the infamous ink on his right arm.
At least this fashion miscue can be removed without a laser.
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...
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan is hiding out in the Bahamas trying to recover from another disastrous season that was highlighted by the biggest quarterback controversy of the year and ended with his GM being fired and Rex keeping his job by the skin of his teeth.
Cameras caught a shirtless Ryan relaxing poolside while reading “American Sniper” and rocking two tattoos on his right...
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...
Check out the ink that New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan apparently sports on his right bicep.I'm no expert, but it appears to be a tattoo of his wife wearing nothing but a No. 6 New York Jets jersey -- the same as much-maligned quarterback Mark Sanchez. Oh, and did I mention that the tattoo's likeness also resembles Jets quarterback Tim Tebow's signature "Tebowing...
(PHOTO: New York Daily News)
The SH*T Show that is the New York Jets just gets BETTER & BETTER.
Yesterday, we told you that Jets head coach, Rex Ryan was getting the F*ck out of Dodge for some R&R. Well he was spotted on the beach in the Bahamas sporting some very INTERESTING INK.
Sexy Rexy now has a tattoo of his foot fetish loving wife. Remember her?
Not only is she...
Brian Bassett of The Jets Blog is reporting that the New York Jets have hired former San Francisco 49ers Director of Player Personnel Tom Gamble to be their new General Manager. This is a home-run for the Jets, who in the course of 6 days have fired Mike Tannenbaum and landed the top available candidate on the market to replace him. The bitter local media can play the circus card...