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The Penalty Flag:
Mark Sanchez’s 2012 New York Jets season was full of interceptions and fumbles—and he even threw in an unprecedented buttfumble for good measure. Week after week, Jets Nation watched in horror as our starting quarterback severely underperformed, and even more alarmingly, was not benched. Rex Ryan stuck by his guy, saying that “Mark gives us the best chance to win.”
We all sat in disgust, wondering what could possibly make a head coach blindly support a player like that. Was it contract related? Were Tim Tebow and Greg McElroy really that bad, where Sanchez was the best possibility out of the three?
I wasn’t satisfied with either of those possibilities. While it does look really bad having your $8 million quarterback warm benches all day, a lack of accountability looks even worse.… Read more
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Even when the Jets aren’t playing, the team manages to remain a main topic of conversation in New York by keeping its name in the city’s papers, even if the news of the day has absolutely nothing to do with actual football. Just last week, a photo published by the New York Daily News of head coach Rex Ryan sunning himself while on a vacation on Prairie Island in the Bahamas...
When the New York Jets fired quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh on Monday, the seeds were planted for the removal of offensive coordinator Tony Sparano.
If Cavanaugh was responsible for Mark Sanchez’s personnel development, Sparano was the man who assembled the blueprint for the entire unit’s disaster.
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After being photographed shirtless on a beach resort last week, Rex Ryan finally addressed the New York media and answered questions about a peculiar tattoo spotted on his right arm, one that depicts his wife wearing nothing but a Mark Sanchez jersey in a pose that looks strangely similar to “Tebowing.”
What Rex said, according to Business Insider:
He’s had it...
Rex Ryan covered up his tacky tattoo of his wife clad only in a Mark Sanchez jersey with an even less subtle "I heart me" T-shirt.
Yesterday, the New York Jets head coach was spotted at the same Bahamas resort wearing the faded black tee shielding the public from the infamous ink on his right arm.
At least this fashion miscue can be removed without a laser.
The New York Jets finally fired former GM Mike Tannenbaum earlier this week, opting to retain head coach Rex Ryan. While the search for a new general manager is still underway, according to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork, Jets’ owner Woody Johnson is telling potential candidates that firing Ryan is off the table.
Cimini reported that the Jets have told any possible candidate that “they...
Rex Ryan continues to leave an indelible mark on the New York Jets.
But the head coach also took time at the team's news conference on Tuesday to address his much-discussed tattoo of his wife wearing a Sanchez jersey, something photographers documented while he was in the Bahamas.
The coach said he has had it on his right arm for nearly three years, and was able to joke about...
Unlike most Jets fans, I wasn't aghast when the Jets didn't fire head coach Rex Ryan. I said all along that this trainwreck wasn't his fault. The Jets started making the right moves when they fired general manager Mike Tannenbaum. Now offensive coordinator Tony Sparano has gotten the axe. It shouldn't surprise anyone.Sparano, a friend of Ryans, was hired as OC when...
Jerry Jones promised changes were coming to the Dallas Cowboys, and they’re starting to trickle in.
The Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on Tuesday, according to ESPN.com. Dallas went 8-8 during the 2012 season. The Cowboys’ defense was ranked 19th in total yards, 19th against the pass and 22nd against the run.
Ryan is the twin brother of New York Jets head coach...
The 6-10 New York Jets have clearly flown off course. The new Jets GM, whoever finally ends up with the job, will be walking into a laundry list of issues the minute those Florham Park doors open. Steering the overall product on the field back to Super Bowl contender status won’t be easy. The following are the keys to the foundation. Questions that the new head honcho upstairs...