Found January 20, 2012 on Yahoo! Sports:
Jets coach Rex Ryan says his Super Bowl guarantees might have added pressure on his players, and if "it's Super Bowl or bust, we busted." Ryan tells WFAN Radio on Friday that he wants to be a great coach but is "absolutely not there yet." He says he drove by MetLife Stadium during the Giants' playoff-opening win against Atlanta two weeks ago to motivate himself to get...

Ryan says bravado might have put pressure on Jets

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan told WFAN-AM on Friday that he'll remain confident but might tone down his comments after his Super Bowl guarantees and bravado could have hurt his team this season.

Daily Links: Dumb It Down

Jets won’t play Rams in London; Patriots will [NYP] Dolphins to hire Joe Philbin [ESPN] Jets’ Ryan says OC Sparano will implement simpler offense [NFL] Rex Ryan to tone down talk [ESPN] Rex predicts Giants-Ravens Super Bowl [ESPN]

Fuel the Fire

I just wanted to see our stadium and it was in blue and it drove me crazy.  I drove by there specifically to see it and just to get that taste in my mouth… Next year we’re going to be here.” – Rex Ryan on driving by MetLife during the Giants home playoff game

Rex says he may tone it down

In his three years with the team, Jets coach Rex Ryan rarely has shown restraint when it comes to the things he says about his team.  He now says that, in the future, he possibly will. Ryan told WFAN on Friday that he may tone things down when it comes to boasting, bragging, and/or guaranteeing. …

Cor-Rex-tion: Giants, not Jets, Bowl pick

Here’s something that may give Giants fan a chill: Rex Ryan is picking the team to go to the Super Bowl. That might not be good news for Big Blue. The Jets coach does not have a great batting average when it comes to prognostication, having said his team...

LaDainian Tomlinson Details Jets' Dysfunction, Says Rex Ryan Should Scale Back Super Bowl Talk

LaDainian Tomlinson used to be the best running back on the planet, and in 11 NFL seasons, he's seen some chemistry issues in his team's locker room. Nothing, though, compares to the problems the Jets had this past season. "It is as bad as I've ever been around, honestly," Tomlinson said on Inside The NFL, according to The Associated Press. "And I've...

Patriots-Giants Would Be A Jet Fan's Worst Nightmare

In wake of the New York Giants' surprise victory over Green Bay Packers and the Tebow-train's crushing defeat at the hands of the New England Patriots last weekend, one question is likely dominating Jets fans' minds: namely, is a Super Bowl XLII rematch in the works? And if so, what could the Gang Green faithful possibly have done to anger the Football Gods enough to...

Another player calls the New York Jets Dysfunctional

There has been no lack of criticism this offseason of the New York Jets by both their fans and their players. Now, another member of the 2011 New York Jets team has stepped forward to call them dysfunctional, RB LaDainian Tomlinson. The 2011 campaign started with head coach Rex Ryan making his annual Super Bowl prediction but the season finished with a whimper, a 3-game...

New York Jets Locker Room: We Get It…

In case you haven’t received the memo yet, the New York Jets locker room was an ugly situation this past season. We have heard the same story reiterated every three days or so since the season ended. Whether it is a current player, an anonymous player, or an ex-player. Everybody has come out of the woodwork to drive home how completely dysfunctional this organization is. Does...

Read on Reed is glowing

Some things seem never-ending: Rex Ryan’s Super Bowl promises, the Raiders’ run of futility, and Bill Belichick’s love of Ed Reed .

The Bears Beat (01.18.12): Bears interview Giants’ Ross for GM

The Bears on Wednesday interviewed Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross, my preferred candidate of choice at this point, for their vacant general manager position. Mike Tice will interview for the Oakland Raiders head coaching position and the effects of his departure, should he get the job, would have a profound impact on the team’s continuity and success this year. And...
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