The Other Side of the Rex Ryan Way

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Aug 26, 2012; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan reacts during the first half against the Carolina Panthers at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

Rex Ryan is a terrific coach. He has brought in here a new attitude, an attitude that doesn’t allow the Jets to be taken from granted anymore. He was a breath of fresh air when he got here in 2009, bringing some swagger to the Jets when for some of us they haven’t had any in an entire lifetime.

His players love playing for him as well. Bart Scott said it when he got here, he would go anywhere Rex goes. You won’t find a player on this roster that has a problem playing for Rex Ryan. As we talked about last week, his knack for handling players allowed him to handle the Wayne Hunter situation perfectly. He focused on what Hunter can do, not what he can’t, which is the perfect way. His players love him.

But, there is another side to Rex Ryan’s handling of players. Well, let’s rephrase. It’s not other side, there is another set of side effects that can happen from the way Rex handles his players. Specficially, when Rex goes overboard with the praise. The players are human. The extensive praise gets to their heads, and causes problems where there otherwise might not have been.

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