Rex Ryan is NFL's luckiest man

Coach of Jets gets another mulligan in a usually unforgiving pastime and town

Updated: January 1, 2014, 2:35 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan, man, you are one lucky dog. The last time the New York Giants finished 8-8, their owner, John Mara, was so angry at Tom Coughlin and everyone else on his payroll that he said the record "felt more like 2-14 to me."

Your owner, Woody Johnson? He bathed in the glory of an 8-8 that felt to him like a 14-2, and all but fainted at your feet.

On Monday, Mara said his 7-9 team was done in by a "broken" offense. On Tuesday, with no Woody in sight, your rookie ...

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