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Rex Ryan in unenviable position

Under pressure to win, Jets coach dealing with talent-deficient offense

Originally Published: July 30, 2013
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- As a coach, Rex Ryan lives on the edge.

His aggressive style earned the New York Jets trips to the AFC title game in his first two years. He'll blitz. He'll gamble. He'll even run with the bulls in Pamplona for a summer vacation.

But Ryan faces his most dangerous challenge in 2013. The Jets, as a franchise, are in transition. They hired a new general manager, John Idzik. Offensive talent is down. Pressure is up.

Ryan is under contract through 2014, ...

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