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Another Head Rolls: DL Coach Locklin Gone

So Carroll and his personality were first on the chopping block after another Jets loss at home, however it was soon followed by another, this time in the form of Kerry Locklin the defensive line coach. Rex Ryan did not mention this during his press conference, but Cimini reports that there was a disagreement between the two and it was mutually agreed (Which is really code for, Rex said you can either go and save image or be fired) that he should leave the team for 'personal reasons'.

Defensive line coach Kerry Locklin has left the team for personal reasons, according to a person familiar with the team. It was a mutual decision between Locklin and Rex Ryan, the person said, but this sounds a bit fishy. Ryan made no mention of Locklin's departure during his late-afternoon news conference.

It's believed that Ryan had a disagreement with Locklin, but the specifics aren't clear. No word yet on who will replace Locklin. He and Ryan have known each other for nearly 20 years. They coached together at Morehead State from 1990-1993.