Rex Ryan: 'We need a win desperately'
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan knows the only thing that will change the conversation around the Jets is to end their three-game losing streak with a win Sunday at St. Louis. The Jets' last victory came Oct. 14 against the Colts.
"Forever -- that's how long it feels," Ryan said Friday. "Each week you go in there, you feel confident, and we haven't gotten it done. It's frustrating and all that. Obviously, we expect to win each week. You put everything you have into it. When you fall short, it's terrible."
A couple of the Jets made playoff guarantees before last week's game, a 28-7 loss to the Seahawks. There was no such talk this week. But that doesn't mean Ryan has given up on the idea of a postseason run.
"We have to get a win," Ryan said. "We need a win desperately . . . Clearly, if you have goals, as any team would have goals, to make the playoffs and all that stuff, we have no choice. You have to win and there's no tomorrow. We need a win."
LB Calvin Pace missed practice for personal reasons . . . WR Jeremy Kerley is among the group listed as questionable after missing practice with hamstring and heel injuries. Ryan said all of the players listed as questionable have a chance to play Sunday, even RB Bilal Powell (concussion) . . . RB Joe McKnight (ankle) said he expects to play . . . WR Stephen Hill (illness) returned to practice and is probable . . . Ryan on Rams OL Rob Turner (a former Jet) saying the Jets are like the Chicago Cubs of the NFL: "We're bringing our mitts and here we come."