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Jets fire Tannenbaum, retain Rex Ryan

Jets fire Tannenbaum, retain Rex Ryan

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- New York Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum won't return for the 2013 season but Coach Rex Ryan will be back, the team's chief executive officer said Monday.

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Sanchez back at Jets starting quarterback … NFL calls off Richard Sherman suspension … Southern Cal's Barkley out for Sun Bowl … Nets fire Coach Avery Johnson … Sports news from United Press International.
Sanchez back at Jets starting quarterback

Sanchez back at Jets starting quarterback

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Mark Sanchez has been returned to the starting position at quarterback for the New York Jets' final game of 2012, Jets Coach Rex Ryan said Thursday.
McElroy gets quarterback start for Jets

McElroy gets quarterback start for Jets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Greg McElroy will replace Mark Sanchez at starting quarterback for the New York Jets this weekend against the San Diego Chargers, the team said Tuesday.
Sanchez to start Sunday for Jets

Sanchez to start Sunday for Jets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Mark Sanchez will remain the starting quarterback for the New York Jets in this week's game against Jacksonville, Jets Coach Rex Ryan said Wednesday.
Tebow emergency-only against Cards

Tebow emergency-only against Cards

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow has two fractured ribs but the team still has not activated third-string quarterback Greg McElroy.
Jets' Santonio Holmes out with foot injury

Jets' Santonio Holmes out with foot injury

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- New York Jets leading receiver Santonio Holmes has a left foot injury that could keep him out of the lineup for several weeks, the NFL team said Monday.
Jets' Revis has torn ACL

Jets' Revis has torn ACL

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has a torn knee ligament and may be lost to the team for the rest of the season, the Jets said Monday.
N.Y. Jets' Revis cleared for contact

N.Y. Jets' Revis cleared for contact

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- New York Jets All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis has been cleared for contact after a concussion and may be ready to play Sunday against Miami.
Revis out for Jets' game at Pittsburgh

Revis out for Jets' game at Pittsburgh

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- New York Jets All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis has been ruled out for this week's game because of a mild concussion.
Jets' Revis suffers 'mild' concusson

Jets' Revis suffers 'mild' concusson

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis suffered a mild concussion in the Jets' season-opening game and his status for next week's contest is unknown.

NFL won't probe Ryan-Jacobs spat

NEW YORK, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- The NFL indicated Sunday it won't investigate a verbal altercation between New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan and New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs.

Jets coach apologizes for cussing fan

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- New York Jets coach Rex Ryan has apologized for cursing at a heckling fan in an exchange that ended up on YouTube.
Jets trade receiver Mason to Texans

Jets trade receiver Mason to Texans

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The New York Jets have sent wide receiver Derrick Mason to the Houston Texans for an undisclosed draft choice, the teams announced Wednesday.
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Woody Johnson watches New York Jets new head Rex Ryan and at a press conference in Florham Park, New Jersey on January 21, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Rex Ryan (born December 13, 1962 in Ardmore, Oklahoma) is an American football head coach for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He is the son of former Philadelphia Eagles and Arizona Cardinals head coach Buddy Ryan and is the twin brother of Rob Ryan, defensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns.

Ryan knew that he wanted to become a football coach as early as age 6.

When his parents, Doris and Buddy Ryan, divorced in 1966, Rex and his twin brother Rob, moved with Doris to Toronto. In 1974, they moved back to the United States to live with their father.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Rex Ryan."
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