Found December 16, 2011 on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth:
There are defensive coordinators who would be chastened by the fact that their unit blew fourth quarter leads two weeks in a row and put their team at serious risk of missing the playoffs. Rob Ryan is not one of those defensive coordinators. In one of the more entertaining press conference performances you could hope to see, Ryan admitted that the defense needs to do a better job over the last three weeks of the season without giving an inch when it came to his opinion of himself. How confident is Ryan in himself? Donald Trump aspires to have the same self-confidence, that's how confident. "It’s on me. It’s my watch. But the simple fact is, and I know no one believes it, but I know I’m the best coach or the best defensive coach. I’m sure Dom Capers never had to face all the criticism I will, but I really don’t care. Teddy Roosevelt had a big line on critics. I know you know it, but I don’t. I don’t give a crap. The bottom line is I tell my players I’m...

Is Rob Ryan's bluster falling on deaf ears?

Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan continues to insist that he has the most talented players in the league on his side of the ball. It's admirable that he shows so much belief in this underperforming bunch, but he may be in the process of talking his way out of town. It's hard to believe we're only a couple weeks removed from Ryan's name being brought...

Greene trying to keep NY Jets on Super path

REX RYAN HAS consumed large helpings of humble pie throughout the season. His team had sunk in the standings during the course of a three-game cross-country slide, only to reemerge in recent weeks on top of an AFC playoff spot.

Daily Links: Bird Watching

DeVito, McKnight likely to play [ESPN] Greene Provides Power For Jets’ Offensive Surge [NY Times] Sanchez, a Pro Bowl quarterback? [ESPN] Rex Ryan takes jab at Giants, references DeSean Jackson’s punt return [NJ] Play like a Jet, just not yet [ESPN]

2011 NFL Week 15 Primer

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan works on the sideline during the first half of their NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Maryland, December 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL) MARQUE MATCHUP: Patriots vs. Broncos, 4:15PM ET, Sunday For the Broncos, this matchup with the Patriots is more than just about this game...

Jets TakeOff! Week 15 Preview: New York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Another week, another must win game for Rex Ryan, Mark Sanchez and company.  The Jets are coming off 3 straight wins, and have gotten the help they need so far.  Coming into week 15, the Jets are the 6th seed at 8-5, and this would mark the 3rd … [visit site to read more] Jets TakeOff! Week 15 Preview: New York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A...

Rex says playoffs in sight

Rex Ryan said he understood Bart Scott’s message Thursday about the Jets not being playoff-caliber yet, much less a Super Bowl contender. He grasped it was just the emotional linebacker’s way of keeping the team from getting complacent. But Ryan said make no mistake, Gang Green is a...

Rex Ryan lauds Andy Reid as worthy of Hall

PHILADELPHIA -- Rex Ryan said the most striking similarity between him and Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy...

There’s Always Work to Do

We know we have to improve as a team in all phases, and we challenged our team that way. That’s the mentality, is we’ve got to keep getting better. You can’t stay the same. … We have to get better so that’s our mentality, that’s our mindset. Do I think we’re a playoff team? I absolutely do. But we have some work to do.” –Rex Ryan on whether or not the Jets are playoff caliber

How Many Pedicures A Day Do You Think This Lady Gets A Week?

… I’m not a podiatrist or anything but I’m pretty sure those Nikes aren’t doing you any favors there honey. PS Is this the only foot in the world Rex Ryan wouldn’t ****? h/t fat bastard, had no idea he was still alive

Three Things: Philadelphia Eagles

Controlling your own destiny never made much sense to me. Destiny in itself is predetermined by definition so controlling it (while understandable), is ambiguous. What a strange way to start off. Anyway, the Jets need to win and to do that they need to beat an extremely talented 5-8 Eagles team. Nothing is scarier than a team that has (almost) nothing to play for except playing...

Scott speaks, ready to peak

Just a few minutes before Bart Scott would issue his statement that the Jets are not playing like a playoff team, head coach Rex Ryan nearly predicted his linebacker was about to say something. “Bart is back to being Bart,” Ryan said. “I just see how enthusiastic he is. It...

Bucs offense hits a low point vs. Cowboys

Quarterback Josh Freeman and the Bucs quicksand offense had very little chance of moving the ball against the Cowboys Saturday night. After Freeman ran 25 yards for a first down on the opening series before fumbling the next play, Tampa Bay went three-and-out four straight times and trailed 28-0 in the first half. The Bucs offensive line arguably played its worst game of the...
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