Rex Ryan: CNN Dubs Jets Leader “America’s Most Controversial Coach”

January 14, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Rex Ryan, the head coach of the New York Jets, earned a pretty special tag this week, courtesy of CNN and the Newark Star Ledger's Steve Politi.
Politi, who covers the Jets on a regular basis, profiled the outspoken second-year coach. 
"Depending on who you ask, he is the best thing to happen to the NFL in years: a refreshingly honest force of nature who has proven that a coach doesn't have to be a cliché-spewing robot to be successful.
Or, he is an egotistical blowhard who has put unnecessary pressure on his team with his boastful statements."
Between his brash comments in the press, the Jets controversy regarding female reporter Ines Sainz, his profane language in HBO's Hard Knocks special, and the recent reports of a foot fetish, Ryan might be worthy of the label "America's Most Controversial Coach," as the CNN.com report indicates. 
But with a win on Sunday over the top seeded Patriots he could take another label: "America's Best Coach....

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