"The next step is to win the Super Bowl," Rex Ryan, head coach of the NFL's New York Jets and author of Play Like You Mean Ittold CNBC Thursday.
"We have one goal from the top man Woody Johnson all the way down and that's to win a Super Bowl, and when you look at it you know we're the only team in the last two years ... that made it to the final four and what else is there left."
Rex Ryan took the head coach position with the Jets in 2009, with a four-year contract worth $11.5 million.
With many speculating whether there will be a 2011-2012 pro football season because issues over collective bargaining are still on the table, Ryan believes the kick-off will happen.
"Three things that I'm counting on, and I believe in wholeheartedly, is number one: the owners want to have football, the players want to play football and the fans want to see football. So those three things, I just think it's a matter of time," Ryan concluded.
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