The Buffalo Bills fired coach Rex Ryan on Tuesday — after going 15-16 over two seasons steering the ship in Orchard Park.
It was something of a blow to the Twitter-verse, as Ryan has been a favorite of many in social media ever since his memorable turn in Hard Knocks, back when he was coach of the Jets.
Nevertheless, Twitter came through with a few quality jokes after the news came down. Here’s just a small sampling:
Classy move by the Bills to let Rex Ryan go while he can still get a cabinet position.
— SportsPickle (@sportspickle) December 27, 2016
Rex Ryan has been fired after going 15-16 over two seasons in Buffalo. If someone had that record in Cleveland, they’d build him a statue.
— Fake Jimmy Haslam (@FakeHaslam) December 27, 2016
— DJ Carlile (@djcarlile) December 27, 2016
Who is up for a Rex Ryan vs. Jeff Fisher reality show where they coach rival pee wee football teams and try to finally finish over .500?
— James Graham P. (@JamesGrahamP) December 27, 2016
Rex Ryan and Bob Bradley both gone today. Tough day for alliterative American coaches.
— James Gray (@jamestingray) December 27, 2016
The Bills have fired HC Rex Ryan, DC Rob Ryan, all other employees named Ryan, all players named Ryan, and any fans named Ryan
— Boog00 (@boog00) December 27, 2016
If @RamsNFL hire Rex Ryan, I swear to all things holy I’ll quit this team quicker than you can say, “7-9 bullshit.”
— Frank Jones (@eight_2_6) December 27, 2016
Bills fire Rex Ryan, wait 30-60 days and he will be some teams new exciting hire.
— Skip Bayless’ Nephew (@Guy_Blow) December 27, 2016
Which team will stupidly hire Rex Ryan as their new head coach?
— SaiyanZ Rage (@rage_saiyanz) December 27, 2016
— Kenneth Goit (@KennethGoit) December 27, 2016
— SportsMcDork (@SportS__IT_IZZZ) December 27, 2016
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