ESPN: The New York Jets’ new head coach speaks to media
Jets owner Woody Johnson is scheduled to speak to the media today.
The Jets are scheduled to host the Green Bay Packers in Week 16 at 1 p.m.
Here are the details of the press conference.
The Jets have announced they have hired head coach Rex Ryan as their new head football coach.
The team announced Ryan will be the Jets interim head coach for the rest of the season.
In an interview with NFL Network’s Steve Wyche, Ryan said, “The new head coaching staff was assembled in my office in Buffalo on Friday, and I am very happy to be in that position.
It was a very tough decision to make, but I feel like it’s the right thing to do for the team.
We have a lot of young guys, and they’ve done a great job.
And I’m looking forward to working with Rex and the guys.”
Ryan said he has a lot in common with coach Rex.
Ryan coached for the New England Patriots, the Buffalo Bills, the Dallas Cowboys and the Miami Dolphins.
He coached at Michigan State and is currently coaching at Georgia Tech.
The former Michigan State coach was named head coach of the Detroit Lions after the Lions went 7-9 in 2016 and went 7.5-8 in 2017.
Ryan is a graduate of Michigan State.