Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/8/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 19: Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets throws passes before the game against the New England Patriots on September 19, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Hey, Rex! Where, oh where have you gone?I ask this question because in my mind there has been a link between the attitude of Rex Ryan and the way his team, the New York Jets, have been playing lately.Think about this... The Jets once had a coach that would tell reporters that he guaranteed his team would win a Super Bowl victory. Ryan used to have a swagger in his step as he talked more smack than any other head coach in the NFL. However, as a Jets fan, I loved it. Who cared what the media thought?I loved every outspoken off beat prediction Rex made about his team. He used to be entertaining to watch with a commanding presence as he spoke to the media. Rex excited the fan base and gave his team an attitude that pumped them up before they took the field. It was a still a circus, but with a bright eyed ring master in total command with an arrogant smug on his face.I know that the Jets haven't lived up to expectations this season after the new aquisitions and changes this off season. I...
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