Rex Ryan Must Stay Away from Personnel Decisions for the New York Jets

November 28, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Beneath all of the talk and bravado, being a football coach is in Rex Ryan's blood. Ryan is a master motivator that gets the most out of his players and refuses to allow his players let them quit, no matter how bleak the situation may seem. 
Rex, however, should not touch personnel decisions with a 40-foot pole. 
Even though Mike Tannenbaum has final say on the roster, Rex has had considerable say in all major roster moves. His input was instrumental in several roster decisions that have led to their current 4-7 record. 
It is hardly a secret that Mike Tannenbaum is not a traditional tape-crunching GM that knows the game inside and out. "Mr. T" is a salary cap guru that makes decisions based on what his scouts and coaches tell him to do. 
As a result, the two head coaches who worked with Tannenbaum, Mangini and Ryan, have been instrumental in the personnel decisions that were made during their respective tenures as coach. When you compare t...

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