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Rex takes blame; will he take the fall?

Ryan looks and sounds defeated as lost season culminates in quarterback chaos

Updated: December 20, 2012, 9:57 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- It was Rex Ryan's "ultimate" news conference.

In a 20-minute sparring session Wednesday with reporters, the New York Jets coach kept turning quarterback-related questions into self-evaluations.

There was this: "Ultimately, I know I'm the guy responsible, and this team is my team and we're 6-8."

And this: "Like I say, I'm the guy that's ultimately responsible."

And finally: "I'm the guy that's ultimately accountable. I haven't shied away from that, ...

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