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Play Like You Mean It - Passion, Laughs, and Leadership in the World's Most Beautiful Game

Rex Ryan

No football fan will want to be without the book that delivers pure, unfiltered Rex Ryan-head coach of the New York Jets and one of the most popular, outspoken, well-liked, and widely respected personalities in the National Football League. Rex Ryan is known for his exuberance . . . and Play Like You Mean It explores every aspect of Ryan's amazing passion for the game of football, plus the lessons he has learned in leadership and motivation during his years in and around the game. In his own words, Ryan takes readers behind the scenes of the NFL as he shares colorful football stories from his experiences with the Jets and the Ravens as well as his years recruiting players, coaching college foot­ball, and growing up as a child of legendary NFL coach Buddy Ryan. Rex's unique brand of enthusiasm and motiva­tion comes through on every page. Most of all, fans will get insider access to Ryan's headline-grabbing, brutally honest, and undeniably entertaining views on the NFL . . . and the very human side of the larger-than-life athletes who devote their lives to the game of foot­ball. From Ryan's acceptance of the Jets head coaching job to his success in turning around a team that has long been number two in New York, from his drafting and believing in Mark Sanchez to kicking off the 2010 season with massive expectations (and a target on his back)-this book goes deep, and entertains on every level. From the Hardcover edition.

No football fan will want to be without the book that delivers pure, unfiltered Rex Ryan-head coach of the New York Jets and one of the most popular, outspoken, well-liked, and widely respected personalities in the National Football League. Rex Ryan is known for his exuberance . . . and Play Like You Mean It explores every aspect of Ryan's amazing passion for the game of football, plus the lessons he has learned in leadership and motivation during his years in and around the game. In his own words, Ryan takes readers behind the scenes of the NFL as he shares colorful football stories from his experiences with the Jets and the Ravens as well as his years recruiting players, coaching college foot­ball, and growing up as a child of legendary NFL coach Buddy Ryan. Rex's unique brand of enthusiasm and motiva­tion comes through on every page. Most of all, fans will get insider access to Ryan's headline-grabbing, brutally honest, and undeniably entertaining views on the NFL . . . and the very human side of the larger-than-life athletes who devote their lives to the game of foot­ball. From Ryan's acceptance of the Jets head coaching job to his success in turning around a team that has long been number two in New York, from his drafting and believing in Mark Sanchez to kicking off the 2010 season with massive expectations (and a target on his back)-this book goes deep, and entertains on every level. From the Hardcover edition.
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No football fan will want to be without the book that delivers pure, unfiltered Rex Ryan-head coach of the New York Jets and one of the most popular, outspoken, well-liked, and widely respected personalities in the National Football League. Rex Ryan is known for his exuberance . . . and Play Like You Mean It explores every aspect of Ryan's amazing passion for the game of football, plus the lessons he has learned in leadership and motivation during his years in and around the game. In his own words, Ryan takes readers behind the scenes of the NFL as he shares colorful football stories from his experiences with the Jets and the Ravens as well as his years recruiting players, coaching college foot­ball, and growing up as a child of legendary NFL coach Buddy Ryan. Rex's unique brand of enthusiasm and motiva­tion comes through on every page. Most of all, fans will get insider access to Ryan's headline-grabbing, brutally honest, and undeniably entertaining views on the NFL . . . and the very human side of the larger-than-life athletes who devote their lives to the game of foot­ball. From Ryan's acceptance of the Jets head coaching job to his success in turning around a team that has long been number two in New York, from his drafting and believing in Mark Sanchez to kicking off the 2010 season with massive expectations (and a target on his back)-this book goes deep, and entertains on every level. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dan Lauria

Length:

10h 11m


Chapters

Free Sample

03:25

Introduction
Introduction

00:13


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:49


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:44


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:51


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:24


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:40


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:02


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:22


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:58


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:42


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:49


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:49


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:43


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:11


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:35


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:14


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:22


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:53


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:03


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:06


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:27


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:43


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:50


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:56


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:55


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:17


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:05


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:36


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:33


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:17


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:09


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

02:59


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:12


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:19


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:44


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:24


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:23


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:25


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:46


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:42


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:42


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

02:51


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:46


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:51


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:31


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:53


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:22


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:25


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:43


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:56


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:20


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:58


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

02:33


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:26


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

03:59


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:54


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:55


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:43


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:15


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:22


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:42


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:33


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:37


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:17


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:46


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:27


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

03:41


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

02:53


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:37


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:41


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:16


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:13


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:07


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

03:03


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:46


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:56


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:38


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:51


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:05


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:56


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:25


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:55


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:23


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:46


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:57


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:27


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:35


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:26


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:50


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:54


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:58


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:16


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

02:43


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

03:18


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:53


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

03:38


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:02


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

04:33


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:36


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:34


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:43


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:38


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

04:02


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:11


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

04:19


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

04:39


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:10


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:24


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

03:53


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

02:40


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:45


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

04:37


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:59


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

04:52


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

03:59


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:42


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

03:44


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

03:35


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:30


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

04:32


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

04:10


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

04:36


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

04:26


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

04:58


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

04:44


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:44


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

04:04


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

03:16


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

04:13


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

04:27


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

04:22


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

04:12


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

04:26


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

04:43


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:50


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

04:18


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

04:41


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

04:57


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

00:30