Advertisement

 MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - New York Jets owner Woody Johnson says Rex Ryan will return as coach next season after the team finished 8-8 and knocked the Miami Dolphins out of playoff contention with a 20-7 win Sunday.
Ryan's job status was uncertain heading into the regular-season finale at Miami since the Jets have gone three straight years without a playoff appearance. It was unclear whether general manager John Idzik would want to hire his own coach heading into his second season on the job.
Neither Johnson nor Idzik previously commented on the situation, and Ryan said he hadn't heard what his fate would be.
Ryan, who had one year remaining on his contract, appeared loose after his final regular-season practice Friday - looking anything but someone who was on the verge of losing his job. Then his team beat its division rival Sunday.
---
AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Steelers vs. Saints Preseason Pick The line has jumped two full points in tonight's preseason matchup between the Steelers and Saints at 8:00PM ET. Will tonight be...
Thumbnail Patriots vs. Panthers Preseason Pick Will the Panthers cover as home favorites tonight at 7:30PM ET when they host the Patriots in the teams' "dress rehearsal?"
Thumbnail Packers vs. 49ers Preseason Pick With Aaron Rodgers stepping on the field, can he lead the Green Bay Packers to a road win over the San Francisco 49ers tonight at...
Thumbnail Bills look to win in Washington The Buffalo Bills look to have another strong defensive showing when they face the Washington Redskins at 7:30PM...
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Dolphins Pick Will the Falcons stay undefeated this preseason when they visit the Dolphins tonight at 8:00PM ET?
More inNFL Articles  
Advertisement

NFL Team Pages

Advertisement