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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 votes)
Mike Shanahan, Redskins (8 votes)
Mike Tomlin, Steelers (4 votes)
Jeff Fisher, Rams (3 votes)
Jim Harbaugh, 49ers (3 votes)
Norv Turner, Chargers (3 votes)
Pete Carroll, Seahawks (2 votes)
Jason Garrett, Cowboys (2 votes)
John Harbaugh, Ravens (2 votes)
Six coaches received one vote
An unnamed AFC offensive player was quoted as saying, “Rex Ryan. His coaching style is over the top. Some of the things he does in front of the cameras are way over the top. You put that with the New York media and he has a pretty big reputation, I guess. I don’t even know if you’d call him overrated anymore because it’s gonna...
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In a survey of 103 NFL players from 27 teams by Sporting News, the Jets coach was named the most overrated coach, landing 35 first-place votes.
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...
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Rex Ryan has found the positive side of being voted the most overrated coach in the NFL.
A poll of 103 players in The Sporting News had Ryan with 35 votes, beating New England's Bill Belichick, who had 16.
But the New York Jets coach jokes: ''My first thought was I looked and saw who was second. Hey, I finally beat Belichick. I got him. I knew it would take time, but...
You just had to expect Rex Ryan would weigh in on this one — pun very much intended. Get it? “Weigh” in? Because he dropped a lot of weight in the offseason.
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Rex Ryan was confident, but blunt as he approached his first press conference back from the bye week.
"We're not where we want to be, we're not even close. We're not even sniffing the playoffs, we're not sniffing anything right now, but I want to get there, man," Ryan said. "I'm excited about the prospects in front of us."
Ryan said that...
I admit that I can often get carried away when it comes to talking about New York Jets head coach, Rex Ryan. I call him a loudmouth. I have said that he has no idea what he is doing. I have referred to him as overrated.
As it turns out, I am not alone. The NFL players happen to agree with my comments and feelings toward Ryan.
At the midseason point of the 2012 NFL season, the Sporting...
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...
When approached for comment about Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez being voted the two most overrated players in the league, Jets coach Rex Ryan struggled to come up with one.
But when approached for comment about himself being voted the most overrated coach in the league, he predictably had many things to say. One of which was that he wasn’t offended by it (yeah right) and surprise...
According to a Sporting News midseason poll, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has been voted the most overrated NFL head coach.
Sporting News asked 103 players from 27 teams from around the NFL.
Rex Ryan, Jets 35
Bill Belichick, Patriots 16
Andy Reid, Eagles 9
Mike Shanahan, Redskins 8
Mike Tomlin, Steelers 4
Jeff Fisher, Rams 3
Jim Harbaugh, 49ers 3
Norv Turner, Chargers 3
Rex Ryan might think highly of himself and his football team, but there are apparently plenty of players around the NFL who aren’t so impressed by the boisterous Jets coach.
Ryan was voted the league’s most overrated head coach in a midseason poll conducted by the Sporting News. He was the overwhelming choice, receiving 35 votes as part of the poll, which asked 103 players from...
BY NICK ST. DENISAccording to a crop of current NFL players, Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick aren't as good as people think.For their annual midseason players poll, Sporting News asked 103 players of 27 teams who the league's most overrated coach was. The AFC East was a target.New York Jets coach Rex Ryan ran away with it, getting voted most-overrated by 36 players. Second place...
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After New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie said he believes the team will still make the playoffs, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters the whole team feels that way (Credit: AP Photo)
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