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Dennis Allen filled another vacancy in his coaching staff on Wednesday after he hired Tony Sparano to be his offensive line coach and assistant head coach.
In 2012, Sparano was the offensive coordinator for the Jets but was sacrificed by Rex Ryan as the fall guy for their comically atrocious offense and season.
Before his lone year in New York, Sparano, who has 30 years of coaching experience, was previously the Dolphins head coach during four seasons from 2008 to 2011.
Sparano could be seen as responsible for the Wildcat package’s emergence in the NFL. During his time coaching the Dolphins, they were the first team to effectively use the offensive wrinkle on a consistent basis, resulting in many teams playing copycat.
With Sparano on board, don’t be surprised if the Raiders implement the Wildcat, playing to the strengths of Darren McFadden and Terrelle Pryor.
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Jets coach Rex Ryan was uninjured in a three-car accident in eastern Pennsylvania on Jan. 14, the team has confirmed.
Ryan was issued a warning and no citation, a team spokesman says Tuesday. No one in the other two cars was injured in the accident that occurred in Bethlehem, Pa., located about 45 minutes from the team's facility in Florham Park, N.J.
Ryan is in Mobile, Ala...
Rex Ryan is having an offseason to forget. In his quest to put this year behind him, however, it appears that he failed to follow all the proper rules of the road.
The New York Jets’ head coach wrecked his red Mustang in a three-car crash last Monday, according to Deadspin, after running a red light in Bethlehem, Pa.
According to Deadspin’s police source, Ryan ran a red light...
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New York Jets coach Rex Ryan reportedly wrecked his Mustang after getting into a collision when he ran a red light last week.
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson may not be as devoted to head coach Rex Ryan as much as people think.
Ryan was painted as the owner’s pet two weeks ago at the previous one-week-after-the-fact news conference. In the season-ending presser, Johnson acted like 6-10 never happened. He professed his faith in Ryan, even saying the embattled...
Photo via Deadspin. This is a photo of the Mazda Miata that Ryan’s red Mustang struck.
According to Deadspin.com, a tipster told them that New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan ran through a red light in Bethlehem Pennsylvania last week and ended up wrecking his red Mustang.
Deadspin was able to confirm with the local police department that Ryan was indeed involved in the accident...
The New York Jets have fired offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo, and hired former NFL punter Louie Aguiar as an assistant as Rex Ryan filled out his coaching staff.
The team announced Tuesday that DeGuglielmo would not return after one season, and will be replaced by tight ends coach-assistant offensive line coach Mike Devlin. The Jets also announced that assistant tight ends...
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan doesn’t want to trade cornerback Darrelle Revis even though it’s already been reported that the Jets are exploring the possibility of trading him.
Ryan has always had great things to say about Revis and he knows he gives the Jets their best chance to win week in and week out, since he’s their...
NO MAN IS AN ISLAND
Current Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis took to Twitter to express his disbelief regarding rumors that the team might be looking to trade him.
Well yesterday we reported the Jets were exploring or looking at scenarios involving the trading of Darrelle Revis. This morning Pro Football Talk via a source is reporting that Rex Ryan would prefer to Keep Revis.
Per a league source, Ryan doesn’t want to trade Revis. And that’s hardly a surprise. Ryan has raved about Revis for years, and Ryan played a key role in breaking...
According to a report from the New York Post, the Jets were interested in current 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh before ultimately singing current head coach Rex Ryan in the 2009 off-season.
This doesn’t come as much of a shock, as Harbaugh was a coveted commodity at Stanford. According to the Post the Jets Flew to Arizona to interview a potential coaching candidate then “secretly”...
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan has officially announced the expected hirings of Marty Mornhinweg as his offensive coordinator and Dennis Thurman as the team's defensive coordinator.
Ryan also announced Thursday that David Lee was hired as the team's quarterbacks coach, replacing Matt Cavanaugh, and Tim McDonald will be the Jets' defensive backs coach.
ST. LOUIS Well so much for the Rams and coach Jeff Fisher having a defensive coordinator that hasnt been in the news lately.
A year after the Rams hired well known and respected defensive coordinator Gregg Williams only to have him never coach a game due to a suspension stemming from the bounty gate scandal they hired another character to replace him.
The Rams hired former Cowboys...
10) As bad as the 2012 Eagles offense was, it's still better than what the Jets ran out there
9) Kept a straight face during the interview when the club said the words "Tim Tebow", "Wildcat" and "Buttfumble"
8) Promised to smuggle some WRs with him on the way out of Philadelphia
7) Since the Rex Ryan Era probably only has one more year to go,...