In "Play Like You Mean It", Rex is as brash and honest and entertaining as ever, making a prediction or two along the way, and professing his lifelong love for the game.
When coach Rex Ryan was named head coach of the New York Jets in 2009, he wasted no time in reviving a beloved franchise with his unique, infectious love for the game of football- and he took the Jets to the AFC Championship Game his first two years in a row. Ryan burst onto the scene like a breath of fresh air. His passion and devotion won over fans and commentators, coaches and players throughout the NFL. In a sport full of superstars and outsized personalities, it has been Rex Ryan, a coach, who has reminded us of the pure joy of football, and brought a refreshing jolt of playful enthusiasm back to the game.
Rex Ryan captures that energy in Play Like You Mean It. In his own (very) colorful words, Rex brings readers behind the scenes of the NFL and into his world with the New York Jets. From his acceptance of the head coaching job to the inside story on drafting and believing in Mark Sanchez, to building the roster with general manager Mike Tannenbaum, Rex gives fans a rare glimpse into the personal side of the NFL.