In his introductory press conference with the Jets, head coach Todd Bowles said: "We need to instill our" -- he and GM Mike Maccagnan were introduced concurrently -- "culture. Not that the other culture was bad, but it didn't win."
The 55-year-old probably wishes he had that comment back. Rex Ryan was far from perfect, but he did make back-to-back AFC Championship Games in six seasons.
Bowles could only dream of getting that far, which is the reason he's about to lose his job.
On the eve of what'll likely be his last game as Jets head coach, let's take a look at the woeful numbers...
Todd Bowles numbers with the Jets
The 2015 Jets started 10-5, including an overtime win over the Patriots, but since then, Bowles' Jets are just 14-34 (.292).
His 24-39 mark (.383) is the worst of any Jets head coach who was with the team more than two seasons. Bruce Coslet, who was with the Jets four seasons, is next closest at .406.
He is 8-15 against AFC East opponents, has won only three road games in the last two seasons and will likely finish last in the division a third straight season.
To be fair, the Jets weren't very good during Ryan's last few years -- or ever, really.
They never finished with a winning record after the second of Ryan's Championship Game appearances and they've now missed the postseason eight straight seasons.
They've played 25 playoff games in their 59-year history. The Patriots have played 26 playoff games since 2006.
So while it may not be all Bowles' fault, it's still time to make a change.
Said Bowles after Friday's practice: "The record says it all."