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Rex Ryan’s book isn’t a flop, or is it?

Rex Ryan

New York Jets football coach Rex Ryan is interviewed about his new book “Play Like You Mean It,” in New York, Monday, May 2, 2011. Ryan always says whatever’s on his mind and now he’s put it all on paper with a new book about his life. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)


Omitted from the Rex Ryan book tour, Mike Francesa of WFAN pointed to the fact that the book hadn’t cracked the top 100 on as proof that it’s a flop.

Earlier today, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News posted back-to-back tweets pointing out somewhat more flattering figures. Per Mehta, Ryan’s book, Play Like You Mean It, ranks 11th on the New York Times bestseller list for hardcover nonfiction, and 13th for all nonfiction.

So that means Ryan’s book is finally kick ass and making Francesa look foolish?

Nope. At, and as of this posting, the book has slumped to 437.

Either there are a ton of fiction books that are kicking butt right now, or someone’s numbers are out of whack.