The Bills shocked the football world today when they canned offensive coordinator Greg Roman. Of course, after the matador defense displayed by Buffalo last night, many are wondering why Rex Ryan is not being held accountable. For now, it doesn’t sound like he is on the chopping block. The Bills are considered to be “his team” and he “has the full support of the ownership,” Ian Rapoport of NFL.com hears (on Twitter).
All offseason, speculation was rampant that Rex and brother Rob Ryan would be ushered out of town if the Bills failed to make the playoffs this year. The Ryan brothers are far from secure if they do not reach the postseason, but it doesn’t sound like they’re going to be dismissed mid-season.
In Ryan’s first season at the helm, the Bills went 8-8. After Thursday night’s loss, Ryan’s all-time head coaching record stands at 54-60. The Bills, meanwhile, have the longest playoff drought in the NFL at 16 seasons.
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