Rex Ryan desperate to regain control

Jets' head coach shed pounds, not pressure as he stares down Year 4 at helm

Updated: July 27, 2012, 8:39 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Rex Ryan lost his team just as surely as he lost those 105 pounds. He admitted as much Friday in addressing 2011, in disclosing that he was the last man standing, the last New York Jet to buy the sell of a long-shot playoff run.

"I almost felt like I was the only one that believed it," Ryan said.

He immediately backpedaled from that quote at Darrelle Revis speed, but it was too late to stuff the truth inside an equipment bag. It wasn't just that Santonio ...

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