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If you were to give me three names of coaches that are on the hot seat going into the 2013 NFL Season, I’d bet that Jets head man Rex Ryan would be one of those names. After an impressive start to his tenure in New York (If you want to call it that. Mangini built that team), Ryan’s Jets quickly became a mess of a team. From bringing in Tim Tebow, to unnamed players bashing each other time and time again. Rex Ryan says he deserves more credit as a top-notch coach.(AP Photo) Rex though, has high praises for a man that could be at the end of his time in the big apple. “I’m a hell of a lot better football coach than I’m given credit for,” Ryan said Thursday, via Newsday. But despite the lack of credit, Ryan says he’s not concerned. “I don’t care,” he said. “I don’t need the credit. But I can tell you one thing, when it’s said and done, they’ll look back and say, ‘Oh man, this dude can coach his butt off.’ And you know what? It’s true. And I’ll let the people that know best talk on my behalf about the kind of coach I am. I don’t have to brag, even though statistically, I can brag about anything I’ve ever done defensively.” While I do believe he is on the hot seat, he’s right, he’s one hell of a defensive coach. I’d take him as my defensive coordinator any day. That’s where he’s at his best, in my opinion. Him with an open mic isn’t a good thing – and as a head coach that’s what he’s been given. “They’ll say, ‘He’s a hell of a football coach, and you know what? He had more passion than anybody who’s ever coached here before.’ Eventually that’s what’s going to be said about me,” Ryan said. Follow us on Twitter @DownandDistance Down and Distance Editor-in-Chief – Justin Arbogast @NFLGuy_SK The post Rex Ryan: “I’m a hell of a lot better football coach than I’m given credit for” appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE - Presented by Sports-Kings.
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— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) June 12, 2013
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