Bills coach Rex Ryan skydives with US Army parachute team

Jul 17, 2015 5:32 PM by Ross Field

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Rex Ryan's first touchdown as Buffalo Bills coach came from 3,000 yards in the sky.

He descended more than 9,000 feet Friday in a tandem skydive with members of the United States Army "Golden Knights" parachute team. The jump was part of the Thunder of Niagara Airshow at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.

After landing safely, Ryan greeted one of his former players, New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker. Decker rode along in an F-16 fighter jet with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

Ryan was hired by the Bills in January after he was fired following six seasons with the Jets.

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(Photo credit: Marianne O'Leary/MGN)


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