Found September 02, 2012 on
TEAMS: New York Jets
Jets coach Rex Ryan isn't guaranteeing a Super Bowl win this time. But after a preseason in which his team had serious problems even scoring a touchdown, he's still pretty optimistic heading into the regular season. "Overall, in my opinion, I think this has a chance to be the best team that I've had since I've been the coach here," Ryan told the New York Daily News. Ryan did use some qualifiers -- "in my opinion," "has a chance" -- but he clearly has great hope in a group of players that has shown more ability in practice scrums than...

Rex Ryan after disastrous preseason: This will be my best Jets team

The Jets just completed a disastrous preseason where they went 0-4 and were outscored 88-31, but that’s not keeping Rex Ryan down. The Jets coach remains as confident as ever in his team. “When it’s all said and done, I think this will be the best team I’ve had since I’ve been here,” Ryan said, according to Newsday’s Bob Glauber. “That’s how I feel about it....

Jets’ Rex Ryan can’t imagine being fired

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan isn’t known for being humble. He has so much confidence in himself that he can’t imagine being fired. “I know I'm a great coach," Ryan said on The Michael Kay Show. "What makes me a great coach are the guys that coach with me and the players that play for me, and everything else this organization has for me. It's hard for...

Ryan: "I really like this team''

An 0-4 preseason record with a first-string offense that never reached the end zone doesn't seem like a source for optimism. Rex Ryan is optimistic. The New York Jets coach says he ''really likes this team'' and can see it being his best since taking the job in 2009. That would be impressive considering Ryan's first two clubs made the playoffs as a wild...

Rex Ryan thinks he may have his best Jets team yet

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan thinks this year’s team is the best team he has coached. Even better than the teams that went to two straight AFC Championship games (Credit: AP Photo) Rex Ryan previously promised he would stop making Super Bowl predictions for his team, but apparently that promise will not stop him from talking up his team. Ryan, apparently, thinks this year’s...

Jets' Ryan: 'I really like this team'

An 0-4 preseason record with a first-string offense that never reached the end zone doesn't seem like a source for optimism. Rex Ryan is optimistic. ''I really like this team,'' the New York Jets coach said Friday. ''I don't know if we are as strong in this one area or that area, or whatever, specials teams, whatever it is. But overall in my opinion...

Top 10 reasons why Rex Ryan can't imagine being fired

What, Me Fired?10) Has been talking to Tim Tebow's Jebus9) Going from back to back AFC championship games to missing the playoffs is always good for job security8) Understands that the franchise cares more about the tabloid back pages than wins7) Feels that since he's lost weight, they have to keep him6) As his offensive play-calling shows, really doesn't have much of...

Rex Ryan wasn’t thrilled that the Jets drafted Stephen Hill

Getty New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan told Don Banks of Sports Illustrated per, that if it was up to him he wouldn’t have drafted wide receiver Stephen Hill this year. “Well, nothing told me he would (contribute),” Ryan said. “Nothing. When I saw the tape (of his collegiate play) I was concerned. But (Jets general manager) Mike Tannenbaum and (senior personnel executive...

Rex Ryan: could be “the best team that I’ve had”

Wake up media, the old Rex Ryan is back. No, he didn’t gain all the weight back, but he flapped his gums for the first time in forever, and it all reminded us just how much the guy loves to talk his team up. The light has been shining on the New York Jets all [...]

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan on Stephen Hill “Not My Dream Pick”

After the year that the New York Jets had they needed some key pieces to have a bounce back year. Many people in the Jets organization loved Stephen Hill; he is 6-foot-5 with 4.2 speed with great hands and he “wowed” scouts at the combine. However, not everyone was bought, head coach Rex Ryan didn’t want to take a wide-out especially one that came from triple-option offense...

Ryan Has Confidence In Current Roster

No prediction, just confidence from New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan about the players on the team's current roster.

Rex Ryan Yapping About Steve Johnson’s Success Against Revis

Cuts have been made, the roster is (almost) set, and Bills Jets week here. How do I know? The Jets are doing what they do best, which is running their mouths and trying to belittle the fact that Steve Johnson thinks Revis Island is a joke. Specifically, New York Daily News reporter Manish Mehta went around asking everyone what they think of the concept that Steve Johnson “owns”...

JetBlue grants fan David Baghdassarian’s request for Jets airplane

A Jets fan’s request to fly in JetBlue’s New York Jets airplane was fulfilled when the airline responded to a customer’s tweet. David Baghdassarian is a huge Jets fan who has a Jets license plate for his car and green and white tailgating grill, according to ESPN. He even dressed up as coach Rex Ryan on the holidays. A week before Baghdassarian was scheduled to fly from...

Jets fan flying from Florida to New York requests JetBlue’s Jets plane, actually gets it

There’s customer service, and there’s Customer Service, and then there’s the “above and beyond” sort of thing that JetBlue did recently for one David Baghdassarian, a diehard Jets fan who was making a trip from Florida back to New York where he was born and raised. To get an idea of just how big a Jets fan Baghdassarian is, his Florida license plate reads JTSFN, and he...

How can the Jets overcome the preseason?

It’s obvious the New York Jets have had a pretty hard time since they entered training camp. The QB controversy, Darrelle Revis’ potential contract holdout, brawls in training camp, and the secret wildcat play are just a handful of things we can’t stop debating. Talk about the Jets has not gotten any better since the preseason started.
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