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New team, same Rex: Ryan takes Buffalo by storm

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) Rex Ryan had just finished wrapping up his daily post-practice session with reporters at training camp when a Bills fan in the nearby stands delivered what has become a common message to the team's new coach. ''We love you, Rex!'' the woman yelled. ''Thank you,'' Ryan responded. Smiling, he added as an aside for only a few to hear: ''We haven't lost yet.'' There...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rating The St. Louis Rams Coaching Staff

The St. Louis Rams finished 6-10 in 2014. They had hoped to improve upon their record of 7-9 in 2013 but failed. One of the reasons they failed to do so was continued injury to Quarterback Sam Bradford. Another reason may lie in coaching. This piece will grade the Rams coaching staff and attempt to speculate where they might improve in 2015.Jeff Fisher, the Rams head coach, has been...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 Philadelphia Eagles of all-time

Although the current world of football is on life support due to the fact that most teams have been enjoying their mandatory few weeks of time away from the game, there is still plenty of time to sit back and recollect at who might the best of the best. This week, we look at who were the greatest Philadelphia Eagles of all time. From 1933 to 2015, we will look at the top ten greatest...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Get to Know Bills Coaching Staff: Rex Ryan

It’s safe to say if you do not know who Rex Ryan is and you live in Buffalo, you have probably been living under a rock. But, for those casual fans of the Bills, and maybe just those who don’t follow coaches like they do players, it is time to get to know your head coach.Ryan comes from a terrific football family tree. His father, Buddy Ryan, who actually started his coaching...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan once went to jail for fighting with brother Rob

Buddy Ryan was threw a punch on the sidelines at Kevin Gilbride. It's safe to say the apples don't fall far from the tree. New Bills coach Rex Ryan and his twin brother Rob, defensive coordinator for Saints, have always proclaimed to be very close. Though they've never coached together, their relationship has always been something that's intrigued NFL fans since their father was...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 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...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Current Buffalo Bills helping franchise icon Jim Kelly

I had the pleasure of returning to my native Western New York for a beautiful wedding of nephew Bill Schake to his lovely bride Chelsea. During that time, I had seen on the local news that the current edition of the Buffalo Bills were taking part in an organized team activity that certainly beats doing rush drills or the monotony of what off-season practice can be. It was at the...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Why These Chicago Bears Pass Rush Concerns Are Pointless

One of the great myths of what makes a top NFL defense is that a dynamic pass rush is a must in order for everything to function.  Sure, having one is a bonus but so much more goes into stopping opponents from scoring that getting heat on the quarterback. Nobody knows this better than new Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. #Bears DBs coach Ed Donatell on DC Vic Fangio...
Via Sports Mockery
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams seventh-round pick Bryce Hager and Jeff Fisher go way back

Seventh-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams Bryce Hager out of Baylor has family ties to Rams head coach Jeff Fisher. Hager is the son of former NFL linebacker Britt Hager. Fisher told ESPN a great story about the time he had a role in drafting Bryce Hager's father."Yes, it's a great story," Fisher said. "Yes, I know him very well. Actually, he was a draft pick of ours in 1989...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Chicago Bears Draft Picks of All-Time

Since the 2015 NFL Draft is right around the corner, it’s a good time to reflect on some of the best draft decisions by the Chicago Bears organization in hope that general manager Ryan Pace will make some great selections in this year’s draft.It can be said that NFL greats Walter Payton, Gale Sayers, Dick Butkus and Brian Urlacher are some of the best players selected by the...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

No Huddle – Jets Marching Towards NFL Draft Edition…

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle – Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. Rex, Amaro, and Old School Decorum Bills HC Rex Ryan is still seething from Jace Amaro’s observation that last year’s Jets lacked accountability. Ryan said the second year tight end...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting Off The Eagles Bus

Emperor ChipI'm 45 years old, and have been watching the Eagles play football, to the point of remem- bering games, since the mid 1970s. I remember Bill Bergey, and Roman Gabriel, and how bad those teams were before they brought in Dick Vermeil, and built things up to the too-soon moment of Wilbert Montgomery going untouched on the coldest day ever in Philadelphia, against Dallas...
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April 20, 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...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the New York Jets Coaches Part 2

In Part two of my breakdown of the Jets coaching staff I will take a look at the defensive and special teams coaches. In Part 1 I took a look at the coaches who will be working together to try and reinvent the Jets offense. Before I can discuss the men who will lead the defense out of the Rex Ryan era, I must first mention the two new additions to the coaching staff. With these two...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 05, 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...
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January 11, 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

Rapper Common Forged Jordan’s Signature Makes Bold Bears Prediction

Common, a rapper from Chicago known for his silky smooth style, had a suggestion for the Chicago Bears in their search for their next head coach. While signing autographs and meeting with fans outside of a New York hotel, TMZ stopped Common to congratulate him on his most recent film, Selma, and the cameraman brought up a connection… Common is from Chicago, the Bears just fired...
Via Sports Mockery
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Should Have Their General Manager by Saturday

The Chicago Bears' search for a new general manager has entered its second week. Kansas City Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard appears to be emerging as a front-runner. The Bears will be the first team to interview Ballard. Monday afternoon, Ballard turned down an opportunity to interview for the New York Jets general manager position. This makes the Bears the front...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 05, 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

Dan Quinn: New York Jets Bound?

The New York Jets have wiped the slate clean. Woody Johnson’s purge has left a vacuum in Florham Park. After six years, the echoes of Rex Ryan’s bombast have quickly faded away. A fresh, new voice is expected to lead Gang Green into battle come 2015. However, this presumed paragon of change may not be so unfamiliar. Enter arguably their top head coaching candidate: Dan Quinn...
Via Turn On The Jets
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets enjoy win, while some fans view it as loss

NEW YORK (AP) In the locker room, the win meant a whole lot to Rex Ryan and his players. On social media, it felt more like a loss to some New York Jets fans. Welcome to the bizarre paradox that has become the Jets' 3-11 season. ''We're going to go out every Sunday and try to get a `W' no matter what's going on,'' right tackle Breno Giacomini said Monday, ''no matter what our record...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelly respects Cowboys, doesn't share hate

PHILADELPHIA (AP) From Tom Landry, Jimmy Johnson and Jason Garrett to Dick Vermeil, Buddy Ryan and Andy Reid, the men in charge have changed while the rivalry remains intense. No matter the coaches, the players or the records, it's always a big game when the Philadelphia Eagles play the Dallas Cowboys. First place in the NFC East is on the line for Sunday night's prime-time matchup...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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