Introduced as Bills head coach Wednesday, Rex Ryan was his usual blustery self.
“I know it’s been 15 years since the Bills have been to the playoffs,” he said. “Get ready. We’re going. We are going.”
Ryan stopped short of guaranteeing a Super Bowl, saying, “I’ll guarantee the pursuit of it.”
He said his message to the team was simple: “We’re going to be playing games in January and so forth – start preparing that way.”
Ryan professed to be “not concerned at all” about his quarterback situation. Though he did not commit to EJ Manuel as the starter, Ryan said the second-year pro “has a lot of traits you look for in a quarterback.”
The Bills went 9-7 this season, then coach Doug Marrone opted out of his contract.