Found August 11, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
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As the 2013 NFL season approaches, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan has a lot on his plate. He’s had to deal with the departure of his best player, deciding between starting a rookie or going with grossly underperforming veteran, and just trying to patch together an offensive unit that can score more effectively than last year.  However, these are all small factors which weigh into Ryan’s greatest source of anxiety–his future.  Rex knows he has one year to save his job.  Sure, he might have the owner’s approval, but new GM John Idzik has never really given Rex a ringing endorsement... Read more

Jets' Ryan answers criticism over not watching QBs

Rex Ryan wasn't sure what all the fuss was about. Sure, the New York Jets coach missed a few plays by his quarterbacks as he focused on the defense in the preseason opener at Detroit on Friday night. But Ryan says that's not unlike every other NFL coach - it's just that he wasn't afraid to say it. Ryan took some criticism after the game when he said he didn'...

Rex Ryan says he didn’t see Sanchez pick-6

Twitter nearly exploded last night when Jets QB mark Sanchez through a pick-6 to Lions rookie DE Ziggy Ansah. Everyone on social media was taking about it but apparently Rex Ryan didn’t see it. Ryan told reporters, per ESPN New York “I never saw it. I caught the tail end of it.” - August 10 Although Ryan is taking a bigger role with his defense this season I don’t know...

Rex Ryan didn't see pick six

Is Rex Ryan trying to keep his thoughts on the Jets' quarterback race to himself? The coach claims he didn't see Mark Sanchez's pick six.

Jets Open Preseason With Loss To Lions: 5 Things We Learned

Yes, it was only the first preseason game but we still learned a few things.  Here are the five most important things we learned:5. Rex Ryan doesn't have time to watch the offenseNow, that could explain a whole lot.  When asked about the interception Mark Sanchez tossed in the first quarter, the head coach replied "he never saw it"?  Does that philosophy apply to...

New York Jets Quarterback Competition Gets Ugly

The New York Jets‘ quarterback competition has been a pretty ugly sight for at least a couple of months now, but it looks even worse after the 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions in the preseason opener Friday night. In the third quarter, rookie Geno Smith limped off the field after rolling his right ankle in an awkward fall as he scrambled away from pressure.  Despite the initial...

Rex Ryan defends Geno Smith: ‘I’m glad my kid didn’t go to West Virginia’

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan came to the defense of rookie quarterback Geno Smith on Monday, and he took a shot at West Virginia in the process. A number of players who were teammates with Smith at West Virginia last season were quoted by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review as saying the team lacked leadership. […]

AFC East preview: New York Jets

New York Jets 2012: 6-10, tied for 3rd in AFC East After a disappointing 6-10 finish to the 2012 regular season, Rex Ryan and the New York Jets entered training camp with an extensive list of changes that desperately needed to be made in order to start “Gang Green” on the long path to rebuilding their franchise. If Ryan is unable to successfully oversee the implementation of...

Rex Ryan defends Geno Smith

There was some talk coming out of West Virginia this past weekend that New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith wasn’t the leader people thought he was. Whether it’s true or not is one thing but there’s one person standing by his side, his head coach Rex Ryan. Ryan didn’t sound too happy that his former teammates would say stuff like this now and took his own shot at the university...

WVU Players Slam Geno Smith; Rex Ryan Slams WVU

Everyone loves a good battle of back-and-fourth, and that’s exactly what we have going on between Jets head coach Rex Ryan and some WVU Players that recently slammed Jets QB Geno Smith. “Last year we didn’t have, you know, a lot of leadership,” said Mountaineers running back Dustin Garrison, via the DOWN & DISTANCE - Presented by Sports-Kings.

2013 New York Jets Defensive Line: The Sum of The Parts

The defensive line of the 2013 New York Jets has gotten an agglomeration of hype from pundits and fans alike and is expected to be a bright spot on a team of unknowns. However, observers at every level have been putting square pegs into round holes when it comes to the men in the trenches. Most envision a starting line up in either a 3-4 or 4-3 formation, with players pigeonholed...

Jets QB Mark Sanchez Throws Pick 6 on First Drive But Bounces Back Well

Oh boy. I am sure that New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan was hoping for a nice game from his longtime QB to make the decision process easier, but come on. Did anyone really think it would happen? From Twitter Account @MarkSanchezFANS Both Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith are listed as the No. 1 QB for the Jets, but Sanchez got the start Friday in the team's first...

Lots of questions, no answers at running back position

One preseason game, and we're not any closer to knowing what the New York Jets' Week 1 running back depth chart will look like. In fact, we may be even further from an answer than earlier this offseason.  Today, trade acquisition Chris Ivory practiced, fully, for the first time. Ivory expects to play against the Jaguars on Saturday, but is not a lock to lead the Jets...
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