Schottenheimer is where he wants to be

Jets' OC ready to roll after passing on the Bills' coaching vacancy this offseason

Updated: September 9, 2010, 4:11 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Rex Ryan thought Brian Schottenheimer was a goner.

A few days before the New York Jets' AFC divisional playoff game this past January in San Diego, Ryan summoned his offensive coordinator to his office to let him know the Buffalo Bills wanted to interview him for their head-coaching vacancy.

Schottenheimer, who orchestrated the NFL's best rushing attacks in 2009, decided to pass.

"I was shocked," Ryan said.

Schottenheimer: "I kind of floored ...

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