Monday, December 28, 2015

Rex on playoff talk: I let my mouth get ahead of things

In January, Rex Ryan said his Buffalo Bills would make the playoffs and that his defense would rank No. 1 in the NFL. Neither came close to happening.

Monday, he admitted those bold predictions were probably a little premature.

via Mike Rodak of
"I think we got a great thing going here. We just didn't produce the wins I thought we would," Ryan told WGR 550 radio in Buffalo. "The thing that kind of gives this team a black eye when we're looking at it is that I let my mouth get ahead of everything. And I think if I would have come in there and just said, 'Hey, we're gonna compete,' and do all that stuff, maybe we wouldn't have such a bad feeling about this team. 
"This team doesn't deserve that. This team has fought, and they've played extremely hard. We've had a lot of things happen this year where we've felt, where we've came up short. There's no question about it. But I think I could have handled it differently."

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