Found December 09, 2011 on NBC Connecticut:
Jets head coach Rex Ryan isn't afraid to speak his mind. Sometimes it gets him in trouble, but it appeals to his players, and they usually respond. Ultimately, that's all that matters. He's taken New York to the AFC Championship game in each of the last two seasons, and he's done it while proving to be a thorn in the side of the Patriots and Bill Belichick. New England has gotten the best of Ryan and the Jets in 2011, sweeping the series. As is stands with four weeks left in the regular season, the Patriots are AFC's top team at 9-3, and the Jets are the ninth seed behind the Titans and Raiders (who are all chasing the Bengals for the sixth and final playoff spot). In an effort to motivate the troops, or perhaps because he really believe it, Ryan wants a rematch with New England. "I feel we’re gonna play them again,” Ryan told Mike Lupica of the New York Daily News, “and I’m excited about that. Even when we got our doors blown off, 45-3, last sea...

Rex Ryan says, “If we get in, look out”

In the AFC, four teams have three losses, no teams have four losses, and five teams have five losses.  Six of those nine teams will get to the playoffs.  Three won’t. The Jets are one of the five 7-5 teams.  Maybe they’ll make it, maybe they won’t.  Coach Rex Ryan has an observation to make,…

Jim Leonhard’s wife is mad at Jets Rex Ryan

When New York Jets safety Jim Leonhard fractured his right leg last year, head coach Rex Ryan made a promise to Leonard’s wife, Katie;  no undue risk would be taken with regards to Leonhard.   That meant, no more punt returns. When rookie … [visit site to read more] Jim Leonhard’s wife is mad at Jets Rex Ryan - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan Site - News...

Rex Ryan ready to test Jets fans with Sanchez

How’s this for a test. After New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was booed during introductions before the Buffalo Bills game a few weeks back, head coach Rex Ryan is daring Jets fans to do it again. For this Sunday’s home game against the … [visit site to read more] Rex Ryan ready to test Jets fans with Sanchez - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan Site...

Rex Takes His Medicine

Uh oh! Looks like Rex Ryan better send some flowers to the Leonhard household!  Ryan might have been forced to take a verbal thrashing from Jim Leonhard’s wife Katie because of a promise he’d made to her earlier in the year. Via Rod Boone of Newsday … Rex Ryan told Jim Leonhard’s wife, Katie, earlier this season that she had nothing to worry about, assuring her that Leonhard’s...

Ryan breaks promise to Leonhard's wife

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan told Jim Leonhard's wife, Katie, earlier this season that she had nothing to worry about, assuring her that Leonhard's days as a punt returner were finished.

Lupica: Talk never cheap for Rex 

I ask Rex Ryan about where the Jets are right now, which means 7-5, not in the playoffs yet, probably needing to get to 10 wins and maybe to 11. Ryan says, “Don’t worry, we’ll take our swing.”

Football Comments Go Here

The NFL is getting down to the nitty gritty. Tebowitis has infiltrated the nation. The NFC East is a big dewey pile. The Packers are still undefeated. Rex Ryan is still loud and fat. Enjoy the games

The Fifth Down: Tebow, Eli Manning, Rex Ryan: Answers to Readers' Questions

Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.

Jets now working with two offensive minds; are there too many cooks?

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — It isn't often that words of wisdom can be gleaned from 'The Office,' but the long-running sitcom perhaps provides some good cautionary words for the New York Jets right about now. On Wednesday afternoon, head coach Rex Ryan confirmed that consultant Tom Moore will join the Jets for the rest of the season and will not telecommute as the team'...

Kerley Hopeful In Return to PR Role

Rex Ryan commented earlier this week that he felt comfortable with safety Jim Leonhard returning punts after rookie wide receiver Jeremy Kerley muffed a punt upon his return from a sprained MCL. Despite Leonhard being the DPR (Designated Punt Returner), Kerley is hopeful he can return to the coaches’ good graces, particularly Weshoff’s. Jets rookie Jeremy Kerley remained optimistic...

Tomlinson Performs the “LT Slide Electric Glide” and Other Odd Friday Notes

FLORHAM PARK-Brandon Moore was on the practice field today, but that was the only difference between Wednesday and Thursday when he didn’t appear at all. He stood off to the side wearing sweat pants, a sweat shirt and a knit cap. Moore is officially listed as questionable for Sunday, but according to him, he will play. Rex Ryan also seemed fairly confident that Moore would be...

Jets lacking ground and pound

Darrelle Revis didn’t expect the Jets to be in this situation again — four games left in the season and making a mad dash for the playoffs. It has been the same for the last two years under Rex Ryan.

Daily Links: Keep It Rolling

Will Jets get help in Week 14? [ESPN] Is ‘Sanchize’ really a franchise QB? [NFP] Brandon Moore says he will play Sunday [NJ] Five questions (or more) with Aaron Maybin [CBS] Plaxico Burress says Jets are ‘no doubt’ a playoff team [NJ] Rex Ryan doesn’t expect Mark Sanchez to get booed [SportingNews] Pettine-Penn State rumor [ESPN]
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