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New York Jets coach Rex Ryan was asked how he has managed to remain upbeat even as his team has slumped to a 3-11 record.

By SI Wire
December 20, 2014

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan was asked how he has managed to remain upbeat even as his team has slumped to a 3-11 record.

"I'm just going to be myself," Ryan said, according to NJ.com. "I'm not dead yet. But I'm always going to be me. That's just my personality. That's just who I am every day. Regardless of the good times, the bad times or whatever, I think I'm consistent that way."

Ryan has led the Jets to a 45-49 record over nearly six seasons. The Jets reached the AFC Championship game in each of his first two seasons but have since failed to reach the postseason.

Ryan has reportedly known since the offseason that the Jets plan to fire him after the season. The Jets host the Patriots on Sunday and play at Miami on Dec. 28 to close the regular season.

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