JONAH BRONSTEIN, The Associated Press

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

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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.

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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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