Ryan Wants to be Jets Coach for "Next 15 Years"

With the Jets (6-9) out of the playoffs for the second straight season, Ryan's job status has become tenuous

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    Even after not making the the playoffs for the second straight season, Ryan would like to stay at the head of Gang Green's table.

    No matter what, Rex Ryan wants to be the New York Jets coach for years to come.

    He opened his news conference Friday by denouncing a published report that said he would welcome being fired if owner Woody Johnson doesn't upgrade the offense.

    He said: "There's no bigger Jet than me."

    He also said the Jets are the "only team I want to coach — period." He hoped to be in the job "for the next 15 years."

    With the Jets (6-9) out of the playoffs for the second straight season, Ryan's job status has become tenuous in his fourth year. But Ryan says he was "mad as a hornet" when he read the story, and immediately called Johnson to deny it.