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BUDDY RYAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Can Rex Ryan's Buffalo Bills surpass '85 Bears defense as NFL's best ever?

The Buffalo Bills are setting the bar high for their first season under new head coach Rex Ryan.  After ranking fourth in total defense last season, the Bills plan on fielding the best defense in NFL history. That, of course, would require Ryan to supersede his father, Buddy, who coordinated the legendary Chicago Bears defense of 1985. "We want to be the best (defense) in history—one...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Buffalo Bills are the setting for a Ryan family reunion

Buffalo, New York has always held its teams in high esteem. Be it the Bills, Sabres or their college athletics, Buffalo has always had a love for their upstate cities’ sports. From iconic figures like quarterback Jim Kelly all the way to the other end of the spectrum with Sabres goalie Dominik Hasek, the Buffalo faithful have always had a hero or legend for whom to cheer. Rex Ryan...
Via cover32
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan Already Having a Positive Impact on the Bills

Rex Ryan has already had a positive impact on the Buffalo Bills franchise despite the fact that he has not even coached a game yet. Ryan has been employed in the NFL for seventeen seasons and hiring a coach of that stature shines a positive light on the team. It can be argued that the Bills have received more media attention since the Ryan hiring than they did during former head...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo Of The Day: Rex Ryan & Bill Belichick Enter Combine Together

Here’s Rex Ryan in the Super Bowl 25 @buffalobills Thurman Thomas jersey, entering Combine with, yes, Bill Belichick pic.twitter.com/gp0vDKTF3w — Rich Eisen (@richeisen) February 20, 2015 I don’t know what’s weirder; Rex Ryan wearing a (Thurman Thomas) Bills jersey, Rex Ryan & Bill Belichick walking into the NFL Combine together or Bill Belichick wearing a “Bill...
Via The Awesome Boston
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills finalizing hire of Rex Ryan

The Buffalo Bills were blindsided on New Year’s Eve when former head coach Doug Marrone exercised his opt-out clause, putting himself back on the market. Buffalo was forced into looking for a new lead man after a 9-7 campaign and found one on Sunday, with multiple reports surfacing that Rex Ryan will be hired for the position. Ryan is coming to the Bills after spending six seasons...
Via This Given Sunday
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Want the 3-4 Defense Bears Fans? Dick LeBeau Is Available

With a new GM in Ryan Pace, who is 37-years old and brings fresh ideas to the table, Chicago Bears fans can expects some changes in the organization.  That could include tweaks to a defensive philosophy the team has held for decades. Everybody who has played the Bears over the years knows they run various schemes out of the tried and true 4-3 system with four down linemen and three...
Via Sports Mockery
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cross a Name Off the List, Chicago Has No Interest in Hiring Another Ryan

The Bears have a lot to address if they want to contend not only next year, but in the next few. Obviously, the start of that rebuilding process is getting a new general manager and head coach. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk  has reported per sources close to the Bears’ hierarchy, Rex Ryan will not be seen on the sidelines at Soldier Field in 2015. Ryan is the son of famed Bears’...
Via Sports Mockery
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mel Tucker Replacements Lining Up For Chicago Bears

If the Chicago Bears are beginning to lean towards parting ways with Mel Tucker, their selection of possible replacements is starting to grow. Dennis Allen Fired By Oakland Raiders It was clear almost from the beginning that Dennis Allen was in as close to a no-win scenario as a head coach can get with the Oakland Raiders.  He had no high draft picks and a horrible salary cap...
Via Sports Mockery
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Seahawks do blitzing better than anybody

The Seattle Seahawks did not play any unusual packages in the Super Bowl and did not need to bring extra blitzers to get to Peyton Mannning. They just lined up their normal four-man front against one of the best offenses in history – and smashed them in the mouth. In a recent story by Pro Football Focus the Seahawks ranked 28th of the 32 teams in blitz frequency, blitzing only...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

What Made The 1985 Chicago Bears Special

With the Pro Bowl behind us and the Super Bowl less than a week away, I thought it would be appropriate to take a look at the Chicago Bears’ 1985-86 Super Bowl team and some of the players that made an impact. Buddy’s 46 Defense The New York Post recently called the 1985 Chicago Bears the best Super Bowl team ever. One of the biggest reasons for this was Buddy Ryan’s “46″...
Via Sports Mockery
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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