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It really didn’t take long at all for Rex Ryan to find a new home. The embattled head coach was fired by the Jets after finishing the season 4-12.
According to NFL reports, as soon as New York let Ryan go, there were already several teams lining up to talk to him. Sources say that San Francisco, and Atlanta has interest in him, but Buffalo was able to get him in their corner at the end of the day.
According to sources close to Ryan, the Bills made him “feel wanted,” and that’s why he decided to sign a five-year $27.5 million dollar contract to be Buffalo’s new coach in 2015.
Source say that Ryan was most interest in Atlanta, since his children go to school in the area and he has a home in Tennessee, just four hours away from Atlanta. However, reports say that Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff was not entirely on board with Ryan, even though he had a great first interview with the team.