New York Jets Tweets – January 8, 2013

  • Rich Cimini

    @DWAZ73 @suzjohnsonnyj @jakeasman All except that Cimini guy. Too negative.

    11:55PM EST

  • Marcus Dixon

    “@Steiny31: Good catching up with the bro @MarcusDixon94 today … big things ahead…” Yeah def appreciate it

    11:07PM EST

  • Marcus Dixon

    “@Melodys_lyric: @MarcusDixon94 Did Star fall asleep on your shoulder? LoL. Too cute” lol naw she was trying to lick me lol

    11:04PM EST

  • Marcus Dixon

    Star is crazy! Lol http://t.co/MQAy53fc

    10:58PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    My column: Instead of putting Rex Ryan on notice, Woody Johnson put him on a pedestal. #Jets http://t.co/Jo9HEbhU

    8:47PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex Ryan says Dennis Thurman is 'as smart a guy as I've been around' #nyj #jets | http://t.co/DQwPkncN

    8:45PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rob Ryan let go as Cowboys defensive coordinator. #nyj #jets | http://t.co/xf3uN7mj

    8:44PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Jets owner aware of possible PSL defaults: FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- There are good long-term investments, and ... http://t.co/o2g5Wd9v #nyj

    8:36PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    RT @JayGlazer And no Rex will NOT be hiring Rob Ryan

    8:22PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    True RT @greggrosenthal The Ryans know that it's not really good for Rob's career to be under Rex unless necessary.

    8:16PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Don't rule out Rex and Rob together with the #Jets. So says @calvinwatkins of http://t.co/cm4Y1NbR. Maybe asst under Rex/Thurman?

    8:08PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Yes, Rob Ryan is a free agent, but Rex Ryan will promote Dennis Thurman to be Jets DC. Besides, not sure if 1 team is big enough for 2 Ryans

    8:01PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex set to promote Thurman: FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan will go into the 2013 season with three new coor... http://t.co/FsmZTCzo #nyj

    7:57PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Cowboys fire DC Rob Ryan, a source tells http://t.co/cm4Y1NbR. Rex-Rob reunion? The DC job going to Dennis Thurman. #Jets

    7:31PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Forget about a Ryan brother tandem. Thurman is the new Jets defensive coordinator.

    7:27PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    RT @BrianCoz: Not sure if this is out there but I just heard the Cowboys have fired Rob Ryan.

    7:25PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Colleague Ian O'Connor unloads on Woody Johnson: Weak owner of a weak franchise. #Jets http://t.co/ZI9Xm26i

    7:24PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Not sure if this is out there but I just heard the Cowboys have fired Rob Ryan.

    7:21PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Jets compiling OC list. Hue Jackson appears to be a good fit, but I'm told #NYJ haven't asked Bengals for permission to interview him yet

    6:54PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    The Important Issue: Ryan's tattoo: FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — It's real, and it's spectacular. Jets coach Rex... http://t.co/OQSrf3kS #nyj

    6:37PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Reports: Caldwell to Jacksonville: FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Scratch another name off the Jets' GM list. Falco... http://t.co/tVmy0qSg #nyj

    6:37PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Update on the #Jets GM search: Caldwell officially out, per his agent @BrianAyrault: http://t.co/RVQ32W1b

    6:02PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Off the board for Jets RT @BrianAyrault: Congrats to client Dave Caldwell on agreement in principle with Jacksonville to become next GM #nyj

    6:02PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Agent -> RT @BrianAyrault: Congrats to client Dave Caldwell on reaching an agreement in principle with Jacksonville to become their next GM.

    5:56PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Dave Caldwell's agent tweets that his client has, in fact, agreed in principle with the Jaguars. #Jets

    5:55PM EST

  • New York Jets

    "It's not a question of if it gets done—it has to get done… I have confidence in myself & this organization that we will succeed." -Rex Ryan

    5:52PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    My story on all the goings-on from Florham Park. Another chapter in #Jets lore. http://t.co/SkPBkMFh

    5:51PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Also, @Mike_Vorkunov has the hits from an interview Greg McElroy did with Sirius XM today. Says #jets aren't as screwed up as they seem.

    5:49PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    * @Mike_Vorkunov pumps fist * RT @vulture: Fifty Shades of Grey’s screenwriter: “It will be rated NC-17. It will be raunchy."

    5:48PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex Ryan talks to the #jets official site about Thurman possibly being D-coordinator: http://t.co/IUEBarHF

    5:23PM EST

  • Josh Bush

    In 2013...I will step my twitter game up!

    5:23PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    RT @JasonLaCanfora: Green Bay personnel man John Dorsey interviewing for the Chiefs GM job today.

    5:07PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    It means #Jets are down to Tom Gamble, Marc Ross and Scott Cohen. Or they could expand the field.

    4:53PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    RT @JayGlazer: Caldwell already informed Jets he's pulled his name out of their search as he is negotiating w Jaguars after they tabbed him

    4:52PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Jaguars pick David Caldwell as new GM, according to FoxSports. He had 2nd interview today with #Jets.

    4:51PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    So, with Gamble's name fading (at least for now) + Caldwell out, interesting to see what we hear RE: Scott Cohen (in house candidate). #nyj

    4:51PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Per @JayGlazer the Jags are working on a deal for GM Dave Caldwell, who finished a second #Jets interview today.

    4:50PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Jets on Bryan Thomas case: "We are aware of report.This is pending legal matter. We will reserve comment until legal process has run course"

    4:42PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    The NFL said they are monitoring Bryan Thomas' case and it will be reviewed under league policies at the appropriate time. #nyj #jets

    4:18PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Per @MikeSilver, Dave Caldwell will be the Jaguars new GM. He was supposedly coming to interview a second time with #Jets today. Hmm.

    4:06PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Jets in flux. Sparano fired. Pettine not returning. Dennis Thurman to take over as new d-coordinator. Story: http://t.co/cNXC7ez0 #nyj

    3:48PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex still speaks with Tannenbaum "every day." added: "We formed a special bond." #nyj #jets

    3:30PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex won't reveal his sensei. "He doesn't want to be linked to this season." #nyj

    3:29PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    "It really is strange," Rex said of the tattoo situation, uttering one of the truest things he's ever said as coach. #nyj #jets

    3:28PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    "I believe that (leaks) will not be an issue next year," Ryan said. Said he can't peg it to one person. Won't address it. #nyj

    3:27PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex says Pettine was not fired.

    3:23PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex: "Mike Pettine was not fired. He wanted to pursue other opportunities." #nyj

    3:23PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex Ryan said Pettine was "certainly not fired" and said that he wanted to pursue other opportunities. #nyj #jets

    3:23PM EST

  • Braylon Edwards

    If u been trying to contact me, my phone has been broken since saturday. Bout to go to apple right now so hit me later

    3:22PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex still won't say who wanted Tebow. "I don't think it's right to point blame." #nyj

    3:20PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex: "We're not going to be bullied. We're going to bully your team." #nyj

    3:16PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Ryan said that the insistence on ground and pound held the program back. #nyj #Jets

    3:15PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex: "I think when I look at it, I think I held this franchise back." #nyj

    3:15PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    "I think I've held this franchise back,"Ryan said of last 2 years on ESPN Radio. #nyj #jets

    3:14PM EST

  • Braylon Edwards

    Kicking back just enjoying the sunshine.

    3:14PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex's involvement in GM search will be"late in the process," he said on ESPN Radio. That's interesting. #nyj

    3:13PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex on GM search: "I think my involvement will be late in the process." Said he hasn't been involved yet. #nyj

    3:10PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex says on ESPN Radio his involvement in GM search will be "late in the process."

    3:09PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex: "We have to play a lot better at the quarterback position. Whether it's Sanchez or somebody else, that's a fact." #nyj

    3:07PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex on ESPN Radio: "I feel responsible with Tannenbaum being released in particular because we made so many decisions together." #nyj

    3:05PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    The Jets have gone 14 straight years without a top-10 offense, third-longest streak in the NFL, per Elias. #Jets

    2:58PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Caldwell back for second interview: FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The Jets could be getting closer to naming a new ... http://t.co/oVXIoHa3 #nyj

    2:52PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Here's our entry on Thomas. For those asking, he is an unrestricted free agent this offseason. #nyj | http://t.co/bXlcwiej

    2:19PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Source confirms that Dennis Thurman is the new defensive coordinator, as Rex hinted at in press conference. #nyj

    2:18PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Bryan Thomas accused of assaulting wife, possessing pot and painkillers, per Daily Record: http://t.co/Q5teWQpl via @DailyRecord

    1:43PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Bryan Thomas accused of assaulting wife, possessing pot and painkillers, via the Daily Record. #nyj | http://t.co/9BGxhlnk

    1:30PM EST

  • New York Jets

    Use #AskTheJets to submit questions for Rex as he joins a special 2012 Year in Review Jets Talk Live w/ Mike Westhoff. http://t.co/uzwrjUOh

    1:18PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    RIP Richard Ben Cramer. One of the best there ever was, one of the reasons I wanted to write for a living. http://t.co/MU9Of8cA

    1:06PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    After 2010 season, Jets denied Dennis Thurman permission to interview for Raiders' DC job. The Oakland HC at the time? Hue Jackson. #nyj

    1:05PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    MT @MMehtaNYDN: Jets make sweeping coaching changes. Pettine gone. Thurman to take over as DC http://t.co/WRwL6eDv

    1:00PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    RT @SethWalderNYDN Woody Johnson: "We work for the fans." #nyj | Story: http://t.co/v82i0079

    12:59PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Woody Johnson: "We work for the fans." #nyj | Story: http://t.co/llxvP0E9

    12:58PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex says "this is a new chance for me" as Jets make sweeping coaching changes. Pettine gone. Thurman to take over as DC http://t.co/cNXC7ez0

    12:53PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    I wonder if Rex fired his sensei. @jennyvrentas?

    12:50PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    #Jets want to name OC before deciding on futures of Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow via @Mike_Vorkunov: http://t.co/FV3gQGM5

    12:42PM EST

  • Nick Bellore

    I'm thinking Central this weekend? http://t.co/NZynX4pM

    12:36PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex on Sparano on 1/13/12: "We are definitely like-minded people, liked-minded coaches and we believe in running the football."

    12:35PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    RT @SethWalderNYDN Dennis Thurman expected to be named defensive coordinator. #nyj | Story: http://t.co/fBAN8tqJ

    12:34PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex Ryan jokes about his now-infamous tattoo. #nyj | Story: http://t.co/2yl8jDKF

    12:33PM EST

  • Conor Orr

    As we mentioned before, Thurman appears like the likely candidate. One former personnel exec told me he can run a D with 11 HS seniors. #nyj

    12:31PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Dennis Thurman expected to be named defensive coordinator. #nyj | Story: http://t.co/O3Yc4noT

    12:30PM EST

  • Brian Costello

    If you didn't get enough, Rex will be on ESPN Radio today at 3.

    12:29PM EST

  • Laron Landry

    How y'all doin today world

    12:23PM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex, Woody meet the press: Jets head coach Rex Ryan and owner Woody Johnson met with the media Tuesday for ... http://t.co/LsPcqFLn #nyj

    12:21PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Jets defense will have similar dynamic as 2009: Rex Ryan & Dennis Thurman are expected to share play-calling duties on defense. #nyj

    12:20PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Jets aren't wasting time with coaches. I'm told DBs coach Dennis Thurman is expected to be named the new defensive coordinator. #nyj

    12:18PM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex Ryan, Woody Johnson leave Mark Sanchez' 2013 role up in the air. #nyj | Story: http://t.co/hWrYbGmB

    12:10PM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    If Jay Gruden leaves Bengals, there's chance Hue Jackson promoted to OC. Otherwise, makes sense to work for Rex, who he knows from Balt days

    11:57AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    .@AlbertBreer & I are on the same wavelength. Hue Jackson makes a lot of sense to be Jets next offensive coordinator. #nyj

    11:55AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody says he understands fans' frustrations.

    11:45AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson: "We are working very hard here. We fell a little short this year." #nyj

    11:44AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody says not concerned that brand has been tarnished by circus atmosphere. Too late. #Jets

    11:44AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Woody says he isn't concerned about the Jets brand being tarnished. #nyj

    11:44AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody does not think the #jets brand has been tarnished. "We're doing a lot of major things this year."

    11:44AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson on Jets brand: "We want to protect the brand because really it's the fans' brand."

    11:44AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    He says: "We work for our fans."

    11:43AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody won't comment on whether he'll take PSL holders to court if they default

    11:43AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson: "We work for our fans." #nyj

    11:43AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody on fans thinking about defaulting on PSLs: "Our fans are very passionate. They're going 2lash out. I don't blame them, quite frankly"

    11:43AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody will not address Rex's contract. Says its "very important" New GM establishes relationship with Rex. #nyj

    11:42AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody on whether new GM can fire Rex in '14: dodges question. #jets

    11:42AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson: "The GM... it's very important he establishes a very good relationship with Rex." #nyj

    11:42AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex Ryan: "We're going to be the team that you don't want to play. We're going to attack you on O, D, & ST" #nyj

    11:41AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: To me, I'd tell fans..we're not going to be bullied. We were embarrassed at times last yr. That won't happen. Will be dangerous tm.

    11:41AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex: "We were embarrassed at times last year."

    11:40AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex jokes around about the tattoo. Says he's had it for almost three years. #nyj

    11:40AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex: "Obviously if Sanchez doesn't play better that number's changing."

    11:40AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex on Tattoo: "Obviously, if Sanchez doesn't play better, that number's changing" #nyj

    11:40AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex on tattoo: "There's a question if it's a real tattoo or not. I'll keep you guessing... " #Nyj

    11:39AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex on tattoo: Laughs. I've had it going on 3 yrs. If Sanchez doesn't play better, that number is changing. #Jets

    11:39AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    And there's the tattoo question.

    11:39AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody doesn't have a timetable for new GM. #nyj

    11:39AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson on GM timetable: "When the process is over, it's over. We'll keep looking..." #nyj

    11:38AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody: Will commit ourselves to getting team on right track. #Jets

    11:38AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody said there's some "obvious" things the #jets can do with the cap to get under.

    11:38AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody is now quoting Mike Tannenbaum. Yikes.

    11:38AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson says "nobody is going to try harder to do that".... meaning fixing cap issues. #nyj

    11:38AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Was Rex concerned he'd be fired? "I was concerned because I know that they year we had was nowhere close to the expectations." #nyj

    11:37AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: I was concerned about getting fired.

    11:37AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex says he was concerned about being fired before he met with Woody Johnson last week.

    11:37AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex admits he was concerned he could get fired. #nyj

    11:37AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson: "I'm totally happy with Rex as the head coach." #nyj

    11:36AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    I think Woody just called Rex "sophisticated"

    11:36AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody: Rex Ryan is perfect for the NYJ. #Jets

    11:36AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson: "I think Rex Ryan is perfect for the NY Jets." #nyj

    11:36AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody said he never considered firing Rex Ryan.

    11:36AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody said he never considered getting rid of Rex Ryan. Said he's been in biz long enough to recognize talent. #nyj

    11:36AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody on whether he considered firing Rex: No, never considered that. #jets

    11:35AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Did Woody Johnson consider firing Rex? "No, I never considered that." #Nyj

    11:35AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson: "I'm confident we're going to move forward and give the fans what they want." #nyj

    11:35AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody's msge to season-ticket holders: "I have ultimate confidence in this organziation to put consistently winning team. We failed this yr"

    11:34AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    New GM will have the final say on personnel matters, Rex will have final say on coaching staff. #nyj

    11:34AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    New GM will have final say on personnel decisions, Woody says. #nyj

    11:33AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    New GM will have final say: Woody. #Jets

    11:33AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson says new GM will have final say on personnel matters." #nyj

    11:33AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex on Pettine exit, whether there was falling out: He gives a non-answer. #Jets

    11:33AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex on Pettine: "Mike Pettine is a guy I have a ton of respect for. He's going to get several opportunities" #nyj

    11:33AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex Ryan said Santonio was on pace for a 1,200-yard 90-catch season. #nyj

    11:32AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex on Sparano: Says Holmes on pace to have monster year. Huh? He played 4 games. #Jets

    11:32AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex isn't ready to say whether there will be more coaching changes. #nyj

    11:31AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Will Rex have more veto power on O? "It's important to make sure we get a guy who understands exactly what we want. That attack mentality"

    11:31AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex Ryan will have a say in the new GM; Woody Johnson said there's no "playoff mandate" to keep his job #nyj | http://t.co/eVtkn2Jh

    11:31AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Ryan said there "perhaps" could be other moves in the coaching staff. #nyj

    11:30AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Any more coaching staff changes? Rex: "Could there be other moves? Perhaps there could be.... (but he's not ready to determine that yet).

    11:30AM EST

  • Josh Baker

    Weather in texas is a high of 48 per source of iPhone weather

    11:30AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex said he bought into the ground and pound more than he should have. #nyj #jets

    11:28AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex on offense: Said he bought into Ground and Pound more than should've. Need to be more openminded. #Jets

    11:28AM EST

  • Josh Baker

    “@NYGiantsBlow: @ShakeNbakes45 I know JB everyone should relax” def

    11:28AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody: "I feel good about the direction of the New York Jets."

    11:27AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody on circus perception: I feel good about direction of NYJ. #jets

    11:27AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody on circus image: "I feel very confident in the process we have here... and our commitment to winning." #nyj

    11:26AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Woody says there is no mandate for Rex to make playoffs next season to keep his job. #nyj

    11:25AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody on Rex lame-duck status: Confidence in Rex as a leader. He knows where he wants to improve. I trust him. #Jets

    11:25AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody on creating lame duck perception for Rex: "I don't think I created that percepttion at all."

    11:25AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody said there's no "mandate" for Rex to make the playoffs in order to save his job. #nyj

    11:25AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex said QB job is wide open. #Jets

    11:24AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex and Woody say Sanchez' contract will not impact his playing time. #nyj

    11:24AM EST

  • Josh Baker

    So everyone is a reporter on twitter?

    11:24AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex on Sanchez: Will depend on off system. Financial part won't be a factor. #Jets

    11:23AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex says Sanchez's contract won't factor into any decisions on his future #nyj

    11:23AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex on Sanchez: "Whoever the OC is, his system... the financial part will not have any of the considerations for it." #nyj

    11:23AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody: Looking for GM that can guide us to next level of success. Won't get into specifics. #Jets

    11:22AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex: "This has to get done. I've failed to this point...I have confidence in myself that this will succeed." #nyj

    11:22AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: It has to get done, meaning offense. #Jets

    11:21AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex on not implementing his vision for the offense in first four years: "I've failed in that area." #nyj

    11:21AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex said that he failed in installing his vision across offense, defense and special teams. #nyj

    11:21AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: I "have failed" in putting his imprint on offense over 4 yrs. #Jets

    11:21AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex "I have a group of core players that I think can be outstanding." #nyj

    11:20AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex Ryan: "I have a group of core players that I think can be outstanding." #nyj

    11:20AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: I have group of core players that can be outstanding. #Jets

    11:20AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex: "In many ways, I'm in much better shape than some guys are." #nyj

    11:19AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody agreed with Rex: no comment on Tebow, any personnel until OC is in place. #nyj

    11:19AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex: "I have an opportunity. I'm excited about the opportunity... " #nyj

    11:19AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex on 2013 being possible lame duck: I don't look at it that way. Excited about that opportunity. #Jets

    11:19AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson on Tebow: "We'll make those decisions when we have a new OC." #nyj

    11:18AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    They're not answering Tebow questions

    11:18AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex on Tebow: Way too early to say. Tim under contract. Woody echoes. #Jets

    11:18AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex said its to early to speak on any player's future. "Tim is under contract right now" #nyj

    11:18AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex on Tebow's future: "Right now, it's way too early to say what any of our players' future is. Tim is under contract with our team" #nyj

    11:18AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex: "We're going to be a dangerous football team...you're not going to want to play the New York Jets." #nyj

    11:18AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: "I can tell you this ... We are going to be a dangerous football team....You're not going to play NYJ." #Jets

    11:17AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex: "We are going to be a dangerous football team. I can promise you that. I'm going to tell you: You're not going to want to play Jets"

    11:17AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    #Jets are now searching for new offensive and defensive coordinators. | http://t.co/E3LJjECn

    11:17AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex: We are going to be a dangerous football team.

    11:17AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: Says he'll have same agenda as new GM. "This is a new beginning." #Jets

    11:16AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex on lame duck perception: "I'm pretty sure I'll have exact same agenda that the GM will have." #nyj

    11:16AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson says that Rex Ryan will be part of GM search process and admits 1 condition for new GM is Rex must stay in 2013. #nyj

    11:15AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Woody confirms condition for new GM is Rex must stay in 2013. #nyj

    11:15AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody on new GM: Admits new GM must keep Rex. That was part of the deal. Says he believes in Rex. #Jets

    11:15AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody says the GM will be required to keep Rex for 2013

    11:15AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex says team is getting list of OC candidates today. #nyj

    11:14AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: Won't answer Sanchez question. #Jets

    11:14AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Sounds like Rex will look internally for new defensive coordinator. #nyj

    11:14AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex said he wants to lean on the new GM going forward. Strongly hints Thurman will be defensive coordinator. #nyj

    11:14AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex has a feeling he will promote from within for DC. .... It'll likely be Dennis Thurman. #nyj

    11:13AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: I will lean on GM on decisions. Strong internal candidates for DC. Sounds like D. Thurman is the guy. #Jets

    11:13AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex strongly hints that Dennis Thurman will get the DC job.

    11:13AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex mentions the pistol offense in his statement about becoming unpredictable. #nyj

    11:13AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex said ground and pound fit in 09 but wants to be more "attack style" now. #nyj

    11:12AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: Wants attacking, unpredictable offense, like defense. Mentions "pistol" offense. This sounds like coach spin. #Jets

    11:12AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex: "ground & pound mentality only came after the team that we had. That fit our football team (in 2009). I want to be more attack style"

    11:12AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex says he wants a "physical, aggressive, attack style of football team." Says he hasn't done a good job conveying that to offense

    11:12AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex: "When we look for the new OC, I want somebody with same type of belief that I have."

    11:12AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex says he wants a physical and unpredictable in all 3 phases. Says that hasn't gotten through to offense. #nyj

    11:11AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: I've come up short for 4 yrs implementing "who I am" in running this team. Not good enough job getting thru to entire team -- off. #Jet

    11:11AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex: "I don't think I've done as good a job of implementing who I am throughout this team. I want physical, aggressive attack style" #nyj

    11:11AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex: "I wanted to move this team in a different direction offensively." #nyj

    11:10AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex Ryan: "At the end of the day, I wanted to move this team in a different direction offensively." #nyj

    11:10AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex says he wants to move the team in a different directions offensively.

    11:10AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: on Sparano firing: After thinking long time, made change OC. Tough circumstances for Tony, but wants to move diff direction off. #Jets

    11:10AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Sparano will not be back either, Rex confirms. Decided last night. #nyj

    11:09AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex said Mike Pettine thinks it's best if he (Pettine) goes to a different team. #nyj

    11:09AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex relays: "Last night, after thinking about it for a long time, I decided to let Tony Sparano go." #nyj

    11:09AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex wishes Pettine the best. Jokes he hopes that he doesn't go to Buffalo.

    11:09AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Pettine will not be back. #nyj

    11:09AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex: "Mike Pettine is going to have several opportunities to be a defensive coordinator....Mike thinks it's best he go to a different team"

    11:09AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: Kotwica will replace Westhoff as STC. Looking for off and def coords. Pettine will have several opps. Hopes doesn't take Buf job. #Jets

    11:09AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex says Ben Kotwica will replace Mike Westhoff as Special Teams coach. Rex says he's looking for OC and DC. #nyj

    11:08AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex says the Jets are looking for 2 coordinators. Ben Kotwica is the new special teams coach.

    11:08AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex said he's approaching today as his first day. "This is it, this is a new chance for me." #nyj

    11:08AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex said he is looking at today as the first day of being head coach again. "This is a new chance for me." #nyj

    11:08AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex Ryan: "I'm approaching this day... as if it's the first day as a head coach.... This is a new chance for me. This is a beginning." #Nyj

    11:08AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex: I'm approaching this day like it's first day as head coach. Same challenge I took 4 yrs ago. "This is a new chance for me." #Jets

    11:08AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex: "I'm approaching this day like it's the first day."

    11:07AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex said all decisions were "jet decisions" though they weren't always right. #nyj

    11:07AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex Ryan on Mike T: "I think we'll be friends for a lifetime." #nyj

    11:07AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Rex thanks Mike T for his contribution to the club. "I certainly appreciate him...we'll be friends for a lifetime." #nyj

    11:07AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Here's Rex: On Tanny's firing: thanks him for blood, sweat, tears. Made ton of decisions together, not all right. #Jets

    11:07AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex said he wants to personally thank Tannenbaum. "We made a ton of decisions together" #nyj

    11:07AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Rex begins by thanking Mike Tannenbaum. "We made a ton of decisions together." #nyj

    11:06AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex Ryan on Mike T: "Personally, I'd like to thank him for everything he put into this." #nyj

    11:06AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Woody compliments Rex on his ability to be a leader. #nyj

    11:06AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody on GM search: Explains why hired firm. Won't get into specifics on interview process. Lot of talented ppl talking to. #Jets

    11:06AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody said there are some "changes" Rex will address here soon. #nyj

    11:05AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson: "We're going to move forward and make some changes.... We're looking for a new GM." #nyj

    11:05AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson says he spoke to Rex the same day he fired Tannenbaum. On Rex: "I fervently believe he has a rare ability... as a leader."

    11:05AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody: Will never say anything negative about Tannenbaum. On same day of firing, talked to Rex and believe he has "rare ability" as leader.

    11:04AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody said the he felt they needed to move away from Tannenbaum. "I'm never going to say anything had about Mike" #nyj

    11:04AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody: "I felt we had to go in a different direction to improve this team."

    11:04AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson on waiting 9 days for presser: "Your comments regarding the delay are valid.... I apologize." #nyj

    11:04AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Woody apologizes for 8-day delay. Should've had it last wk, he said. Wanted to think about season. #Jets

    11:04AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Woody said he wanted Rex to wait a few days to speak. "I probably should have gotten back to you earlier." #nyj

    11:03AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    Woody says he asked Rex to wait to talk because he wanted to have more time to reflect on the season. #nyj

    11:03AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody apologizes for the delay in the press confernece.

    11:03AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Woody Johnson: "This has a been a very tough year for all of us." Says it was his decision to wait on presser. #nyj

    11:03AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Rex and Woody all smiles as they head in. #nyj #jets

    11:03AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Woody: "This has been a very tough year for all of us."

    11:03AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Here they come ...

    11:02AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    This is like a middle seat on a cross-country flight

    11:01AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex Ryan and Woody Johnson press conference starting momentarily. Packed press room in NJ. #nyj

    11:00AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Rex/Woody presser moments away. About 50 reporters jammed into not-so-big press room. #Jets

    11:00AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Tight space here in press room. Getting suffocated by all of @mikesielskiwsj 's bad jokes

    10:59AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    The pre-game scene from the Rex/Woody presser. It'll be a tad crowded. #Jets #tatsentertainment http://t.co/VUWlkEeO

    10:50AM EST

  • New York Jets

    Coach Ryan and owner Woody Johnson will be holding an end of season press conference LIVE on @SNYtv and http://t.co/XaORk5UF at 11AM.

    10:50AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    RT @ConorTOrr: Mike Pettine talks 2 his hometown paper abt being a free agent, testing #Bills, keeping eye on #Eagles | http://t.co/GSXfv153

    10:47AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    My analysis of the Sparano firing: Had to be done, but the problem on offense goes much deeper than him. #Jets http://t.co/Ln2niDXc

    10:46AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    David Caldwell (Falcons) on his way to Florham Park for a second interview. He was a "darkhorse" candidate, as reported Sunday. #Jets

    10:45AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Mike Pettine talks to his hometown paper about being a free agent, testing #Bills, keeping eye on #Eagles | http://t.co/CNdl0KHy

    10:43AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Updates here on Dave Caldwell coming in for a second interview #jets #nyj | http://t.co/x4t9EL3a

    10:41AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    It's harder to get into the Jets facility today than it is to escape Azkaban. #nyj

    10:09AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    David Caldwell gets second interview for #Jets GM job, per @AdamSchefter.

    10:01AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    RT @AdamSchefter: Falcons director of player personnel Dave Caldwell is scheduled to interview today a second time with the #Jets for GM job

    9:28AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Rex Ryan wanted significant changes on offense. Looks like Woody Johnson is on board. QBs coach & OC gone in 24 hours. #nyj

    8:55AM EST

  • Seth Walder

    RT @MMehtaNYDN: Jets fire offensive coordinator Tony Sparano, per source. Story: http://t.co/lmMZ6yjb

    8:53AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    @nyjetscap not working

    8:52AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    This press conference is going to be so crowded I expect the jets to sell us PSLs for the good seats

    8:51AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Jets fire offensive coordinator Tony Sparano, per source. Story: http://t.co/mZ93wTWl

    8:51AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Yet slowfooted Costello gets to return. Good scarf @KMart_LI RT @BrianCoz: The last image of Sparano will be the chase: http://t.co/m0GoEHG6

    8:32AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Jets fire offensive coordinator Tony Sparano after terrible season #nyj: http://t.co/3FWrLHBR via @nypost

    8:32AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    The last image of Sparano with the Jets will be the chase: http://t.co/zaqKldkQ

    8:30AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    I would expect OL coach Dave DeGuglielmo to follow Sparano out the door. They seemed like a package deal. #nyj

    8:23AM EST

  • Brian Costello

    Source confirms that Tony Sparano was informed last night that he was fired as ESPN reported. #nyj

    8:17AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Jets face the inevitable, fire Sparano: You think Rex Ryan is second-guessing his decision last year to hir... http://t.co/ugrDQcel #nyj

    8:14AM EST

  • Manish Mehta

    Nine days after season ended, source says Jets have, indeed, fired OC Tony Sparano, as @mortreport noted. #nyj

    8:11AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Here's an updated entry on Sparano's dismissal | http://t.co/P7mQfqWa

    8:04AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Jets will have 3 offensive coordinators in 3 yrs. Top names on #Jets wish list are Norv Turner, Cam Cameron.

    7:48AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    Tony Sparano fired as #Jets offensive coordinator after one season | http://t.co/P7mQfqWa

    7:46AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    Breaking: OC Tony Sparano fired by #Jets, per @mortreport. Got word last night in mtng with Johnson and Ryan. Hardly a surprise.

    7:41AM EST

  • Conor Orr

    RT @mortreport: The Jets have fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano, as expected, per league sources.

    7:34AM EST

  • Rich Cimini

    5 reasons to take Jets GM job: 1. It's New York. It's the No. 1 media market in the country, with a fan bas... http://t.co/Un4UOf9P #nyj

    6:23AM EST