Christmas Eve’s loss to the Miami Dolphins, which ended the Buffalo Bills’ slim playoff chances, cost head coach Rex Ryan his job.
Ryan, who came to Buffalo amid fanfare and excitement, delivered nothing spectacular during his brief tenure for an NFL franchise desperately trying to reach the postseason. Ryan, who has a reputation as one of the brightest defensive minds in the NFL, couldn’t deliver.
ESPN first reported the firing, and it will be interesting if Ryan catches on with another team. His most likely spot is as a defensive coordinator as opposed to another shot as a head coach