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Rex Ryan swings for the fences

With his Ruthian appetite for attention, Jets coach puts himself on the hook, big-time

Updated: March 23, 2011, 9:32 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

So now Rex Ryan thinks he's Babe Ruth. You know what? Good for him. If he wants to be the Sultan of Swagger, let him roll with it. But know this: If the Jets fall short of his Super Bowl guarantee, he'll be compared to another iconic baseball figure.

Mighty Casey, striking out.

Ryan predicted Super Bowl glory on his first day on the job, with the famous Obama White House line, and he did it again before the 2009 playoffs. The most definitive guarantee came last month at the NFL scouting ...

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