Rex Ryan Won’t Let Media Drive Wildcat Snaps

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September 16, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow (15) sits on the bench against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the third quarter at Heinz Field. The Pittsburgh Steelers won 27-10. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE

For the record, Ryan is sticking with his feeling that there is no problem getting in rhythm with both quarterbacks:

No, I don’t think so. When you look at this past game, for instance, we only had three Wildcat plays. But really, the Wildcat is a personnel grouping and sometimes you want to go with that personnel grouping, sometimes you don’t. We’re going to do what we think is in the best interest of our team. I feel pretty good about it and we’ll see as the weeks go on (how much we’ll use it). You can play a lot of it, or you can play less of it. It’s just more of a game plan situation for us

Maybe the media will eventually understand that whether the staff has decided or not, they are not going to talk specifics as to how often the Wildcat will be used. And they shouldn’t, it has to be by feel. The rhythm can work, as we saw in the Buffalo game. The team is going to keep it close to the vest. The reporters need to start getting that straight, and move on.

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