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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer Rex Ryan is making no guarantees.
But the Jets coach still believes his team has a shot at the playoffs, despite the fact New York is 4-7, coming off an embarrassing loss to New England, and hasn't won two straight games all season.
This year appears to be all but over for the Jets - except that their final five opponents all have records below .500. And that gives Ryan some hope at the Jets running the table and sneaking into the postseason.
''Heck, yeah,'' Ryan says Monday. ''That's your goal.''
Several Jets players insist they are focused only on Arizona, their next opponent. Running back Joe McKnight adds: ''We're playing for pride, and we still have a chance to make the playoffs.''
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After hearing the news that Fireman Ed stepped down from his unofficial position of leading Jets’ fans the famous J-E-T-S Jets! Jets! Jets! chant at home games, head coach Rex Ryan said he was disappointed to hear the news.
Rex on end of Fireman Ed: “I was disappointed bc I love that guy’s passion…I like Fireman Ed & if he could play LB I’d play him” #jets
Rex Ryan is "disappointed" about the retirement of Fireman Ed.
Ed Anzalone, the New York Jets most famous fan, handed in his resignation Sunday night after announcing he would not be appearing at future games wearing his trademark white fireman's helmet — though he would remain a fan.
"I was disappointed because I love that guy's passion and energy...
Rex Ryan is making no guarantees.
No wild predictions or brash declarations these days. But the Jets coach still believes his team has a shot at the playoffs.
That's despite the fact New York is 4-7, coming off an embarrassing loss to New England, and hasn't won two straight games all season.
Hardly the resume of a team with its sights set on playing past Week 17.
Jets guard Brandon Moore said that he is bothered by being associated with the now notorious "butt fumble" play where Mark Sanchez fumbled after running into his backside.
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Listen to Steve and me discuss the Jets “Thanksgiving Day Massacre.” Can Mike Tannebaum and Rex Ryan be saved? Hear our thoughts on the end of the Fireman Ed era.
Steve shares his disgust with Jack Taylor’s 138-point NCAA men’s basketball record. He is also not a fan of the Grinnell College system.
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