Who's laughing now?

Rex Ryan has the Jets -- a punch line just a few months ago -- in playoff hunt

Originally Published: November 16, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Rex Ryan has done the unthinkable. The New York Jets are relevant again. They are a playoff contender.

Even with a rookie quarterback, they are for real. If the Jets behind Geno Smith make the playoffs -- which is a distinct possibility -- not only should Ryan earn a contract extension but he should challenge Kansas City's Andy Reid for NFL Coach of the Year honors.

Reid has done a remarkable job turning around a Chiefs team that went 2-14 a season ago, but Ryan has done more with ...

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