By SI Wire
October 07, 2014

Despite the New York Jets' 1-4 start, head coach Rex Ryan said Tuesday that his team will be "far from an embarrassment when the season's over," according to Newsday's Kimberley A. Martin

The Jets have lost four straight games, including a 31-0 defeat at San Diego on Sunday. New York only gained 151 total yards against the Chargers, and backup quarterback Michael Vick replaced starter Geno Smith at the beginning of the second half. 

New York, which has failed to record a win since a 19-14 victory over the Raiders on opening day, currently sits in sole possession of last place in the AFC East.

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The Jets are ranked 21st in the league in terms of total offense and 30th in scoring offense. The team is last in the NFL in passing yards per game this season. 

Ryan also criticized former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards, who previously argued that Geno Smith should be suspended for missing a team meeting

"If Herm Edwards gets to coach another team again, then he can do exactly what he wants," Ryan said, according to

Three of the Jets' next four games are against teams that made the playoffs last season, including contests against the Broncos and Patriots in the team's next two games. 

The Jets last finished with a winning record in 2010. 

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- Stanley Kay

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