The Early Lead: Rex Ryan


Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Rex Ryan to Rob Ryan: “Dude get a haircut.”

Jets coach is baffled that his twin brother isn’t interviewed when NFL head-coaching jobs open up. Is it his hair?

By Cindy Boren  |  08:24 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Rex Ryan, Rob Ryan

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 12/22/2013

Rex Ryan tells Jets he believes he’ll be fired, report says

Maybe it was just his version of a pep talk with the team at 6-8 with two games left.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:34 PM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 09/13/2013

Mark Sanchez: “I won” competition with Geno Smith

Jets’ quarterback defends himself in the midst of controversy.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:16 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Mark Sanchez has partially torn labrum, reports say

Jets quarterback will see Dr. James Andrew as Geno Smith steps up.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:37 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Rex Ryan defends skipping Jets’ cut day for son’s game

Coach took the opportunity to play day in Seth Ryan's first game at Clemson.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:43 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Jets release Joe McKnight

Former North Carolina coach and Mr. Cub reportedly will be honored.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:51 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe McKnight, Mark Sanchez, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Rex Ryan runs with the bulls in Spain (video)

Jets coach can cross that off his bucket list now.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Rex Ryan ran with the bulls in Spain

For the New York Jets' coach, this offseason behavior makes perfect sense.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:35 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Rex Ryan explains his tattoo. Also says he knows he must do better.

Finally, the New York Jets coach breaks his silence and talks about his future.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:56 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Jets fire Tony Sparano; Rex Ryan to address media

Among other things, the Jets' coach is going to have to explain his Bahamian vacation. And his tattoo.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan, Tony Sparano

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Does Rex Ryan have tattoo of his wife in a Mark Sanchez jersey?

And you thought odd stories about the New York Jets would end when their season did. Silly.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:33 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Rex Ryan leaves Jets for "personal" trip

Days after his team's disappointing season, Rex Ryan has had nothing to say.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:39 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Jets fire Mike Tannenbaum, keep Rex Ryan

Someone had to pay for a tabloid-worthy mess of a Jets season. That someone is the general manager, not the coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:16 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Tannenbaum, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 12/18/2012

Mark Sanchez turnovers sink Jets' playoff hopes

Not even Tim Tebow can help the New York Jets' dismal quarterback situation.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:55 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, Rex Ryan, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Rex Ryan: Can firing the coach fix the Jets?

After the New York Jets' embarrassing performance against the New England Patriots, Rex Ryan really feels the heat.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Rex Ryan