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Bills sack Ryan after landing unwanted post-season record

The Buffalo Bills parted company with coach Rex Ryan after failing to clinch a playoff place for a 17th straight season, a record in North Amercan sports.

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Bills sack Ryan after landing unwanted post-season record
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The Buffalo Bills have sacked coach Rex Ryan and defensive coordinator Rob Ryan after the team fell out of playoff contention.

Offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, who replaced Greg Roman in Week 3, will take over as the interim coach of the Bills (7-8).

The Bills have dropped six of their last nine games and have been eliminated from playoff contention for the 17th straight season.

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Buffalo wraps up this campaign with a road game against Rex Ryan's former club, the New York Jets (4-11), on Sunday.

Post-season failure record

A 34-31 overtime loss to the Miami Dolphins on Saturday officially extended the longest active post-season drought in North American sports.

Rex Ryan posted a 15-16 mark in his two seasons as Buffalo's coach.

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