Buffalo Bills have fired head coach Rex Ryan

Announcement comes following Bills' loss to Dolphins

Rex Ryan
Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan speaks during a news conference after an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 22-17. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB)The Buffalo Bills announced on Tuesday morning that head coach Rex Ryan and assistant head coach Rob Ryan had been relieved of their duties.

The announcement about the Ryans comes after the Bills’ 34-31 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Christmas Eve. The loss brought the Bills to a 7-8 record, with one game against the New York Jets remaining in the season.

The Bills will play the Jets, who Rex Ryan formerly coached, on Sunday.

Anthony Lynn was named interim head coach of the Bills.