Jets head coach Rex Ryan is entering a contract year. The New York Jets have not offered up an extension, instead opting to give their coach the last year of his contract to convince them that he’s still the man for the job.
If, however, the Jets get off to a rough start, Ryan will quickly inherit the “lame-duck” status, something that he’s not too concerned about.
“I’m not worried about being a lame-duck guy,” Ryan told Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “I’m not worried about that. I am not. I look at this as an opportunity. . . . Look, I’m disappointed in the product that we put on the field (in 2012) both personally (and for) our fans. Because I’m a Jet fan. I’m no different than anybody else.
“At the end of the day, we’ll see what happens,” Ryan continued. “I’m certainly not worried about it. In fact, I’m doing just the opposite. I can’t wait. I’m popping out of my skin, because I feel in my heart I know what it’s going to look like.”
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