FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets coach Rex Ryan is one of thousands of New Jersey residents still without power in his home in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Ryan says Monday as the team returns from its bye week that his home in Summit has yet to get power back. He recognizes he is in the same situation as many others in the area recovering from the hurricane and its aftermath.
Ryan, a graduate of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, stressed to his players in a morning meeting that "taking care of family comes first, yourself second and the team third." He isn't concerned about the Jets being focused on getting back to football, adding "our players aren't any different than anyone else in the community in this situation."