Jets Front Office

  • Gang Green hire Joe Douglas as their GM

    The Jets York Jets have found their new GM, as they reportedly agreed to a 6-year contract with Eagles executive Joe Douglas to become their general manager. When The Jets fired Mike Maccagnan on May 15, Jets chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson appointed head coach Adam Gase as the acting general manager and said he…

    June 7, 2019

  • Jets fire GM Mike Maccagnan

    The New York Jets fired general manager Mike Maccagnan and appointed head coach Adam Gase as interim general manager. This is quite shocking and unexpected, even by the Jets standards. Maccagnan still had two years left on his contract and if the Jets ownership really wanted to change things around, they should have fired him…

    May 15, 2019

  • Fanbase goes WTF as Jets hire Adam Gase

    Well, Jets fans, this team sure knows how to make us even more miserable than we already are. Having plenty of potential head coaching candidates to choose from, including a Super Bowl winning coach, they settled on the only one with a losing record. Adam Gase, who was fired by the Dolphins after missing the…

    January 9, 2019

  • Jets hire Gailey as offensive coordinator

    The Jets finally made it official yesterday, as they named Chan Gailey as their offensive coordinator. Gailey, 63, becomes the first hire of the new regime after spending two years out of football. He will replace Marty Mornhinweg, who held the position for two years under Rex Ryan. Mornhinweg's unit finished 28th in scoring and…

    January 21, 2015

  • Jets to hire Todd Bowles as HC, Chan Gailey as OC

    The wait is finally over. According to ESPN, the New York Jets will hire Todd Bowles to be their next head coach. Bowles, 51, played 8 seasons in the NFL. He was defensive backs coach for the Jets in 2000 before taking the same position with the Browns, Cowboys, Dolphins and Eagles. He became defensive…

    January 13, 2015

  • Jets to hire Maccagnan as GM, Rex Ryan joins Buffalo

    According to various sources, the New York Jets are expected to hire Mike Maccagnan as their new general manager. Maccagnan, who's now a scouting director with the Houston Texans, is viewed as a very good talent evaluator, something previous GM John Idzik wasn't considered when the Gang Green hired him two years ago. Maccagnan, however,…

    January 11, 2015

  • Jets clean house, fire both Rex and Idzik

    The Rex Ryan era is officially over. He and GM John Idzik were both fired earlier today after finishing 4-12, the team's worst season since 2007. Their fates were pretty much sealed a few weeks ago when it became obvious that the Gang Green would miss the playoffs for the fourth year in a row.…

    December 29, 2014

  • Jets hire David Lee as QB coach

    Two days after naming the new GM and hiring Marty Mornhinweg to lead the offense, the Jets brought in former Bills QB coach David Lee to coach the Gang Green's quarterbacks. Lee was also a quarterbacks coach in Miami under recently fired Tony Sparano. The Jets are replacing Matt Cavanaugh, who has been with the…

    January 20, 2013

  • Jets name John Idzik GM

    It took almost three weeks but the search for general manager is finally over, as the New York Jets picked former Seattle Seahawks VP of football administration John Idzik to replace Mike Tannenbaum as GM. This is a somewhat questionable move by the Gang Green, as they selected yet another executive, pretty much a Tannenbaum…

    January 18, 2013

  • Back to the Future: Your 2013 New York Jets

    It's no secret that the New York Jets have become a soap opera over the last few seasons. And if you would've happened to have checked the dial on Tuesday afternoon, you might have noticed that the Jets now compete for ratings against the likes of The Bold and the Beautiful, Days Of Our Lives,…

    January 14, 2013

  • Jets begin overhaul by firing Sparano

    The New York Jets finally did what everyone had pretty much expected them to do, as they fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano after just one year on the job. Sparano was brought in to replace Brian Schottenheimer but it didn't take long for everyone to realize that the Sparano experiment was a failure. Sparano, whose…

    January 8, 2013

  • Jets fire Tannenbaum, Rex Ryan stays

    We\'ve known this for a few days but now it's official - the New York Jets have fired GM Mike Tannenbaum earlier today and will immediately start looking for his replacement. Head coach Rex Ryan will stay, according to Jets' owner Woody Johnson. Ryan has two years and approximately $6M remaining on his contract. Johnson…

    December 31, 2012

  • Jets to fire Tannenbaum on Monday

    According to a CBS Sports report, the New York Jets will most likely fire GM Mike Tannenbaum on Monday right after the season finale against the Buffalo Bills. Tannenbaum, who joined the Jets in 1997 as director of player contract negotiations, was promoted to general manager in 2006, replacing Terry Bradway who has remained with…

    December 27, 2012

  • Sparano is in, Haley might be too

    The New York Jets announced that they have hired Tony Sparano as their new offensive coordinator to replace Brian Schottenheimer who left the Gang Green last night. Sparano, who previously served as head coach of the Miami Dolphins, was instrumental in turning a 1-15 Dolphins into an 11-5 team in just one year. His next…

    January 11, 2012

  • Schotty is gone, expected to be replaced by Sparano

    Jets fans received excellent news late Tuesday night, as the New York Jets announced that offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer will not return to the team for the 2012 season. According to team sources, the Gang Green have had former Dolphins coach Tony Sparano as their top choice to replace Schottenheimer in the event of a…

    January 11, 2012

  • Schottenheimer turns down Bills

    According to ESPN.com, offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer declined the chance to interview for the Buffalo head coaching job this week or after the season. Schottenheimer has remarked throughout the season how much he enjoys working with new Jets head coach Rex Ryan, rookie QB Mark Sanchez, and how truly content he is with his current…

    January 13, 2010

  • 49ers drop tampering charges, Lowery doubtful

    According to ESPN, San Francisco 49ers president Jed York is dropping the team's tampering charge against the New York Jets over WR Michael Crabtree. The 49ers filed tampering charges with the NFL regarding their negotiations with 1st round draft pick Crabtree. Deion Sanders, a former All Pro cornerback, said he knew two teams that were…

    November 23, 2009

  • League fines Jets for not reporting Favre's injury

    The NFL has issued a total of $125,000 in fines against the New York Jets and former coach Eric Mangini for the team's failure to list QB Brett Favre's arm problem on injury reports last season. The New York Jets received a fine of $75,000, while GM Mike Tannenbaum and former head coach Eric Mangini…

    September 16, 2009

  • Jets face possible fine for not reporting Favre's injury

    It now appears that former Jets' QB Brett Favre was advised to continue to play by the Jets despite a torn biceps in his throwing shoulder last season. Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum confirmed this morning that the team knew about Favre's condition and did not put him on the injury report, which is a clear…

    September 10, 2009

  • Jets introduce Rex Ryan, hire new DC

    The New York Jets introduced Rex Ryan as their new head coach this morning. Ryan, Baltimore’s defensive coordinator the last four seasons, announced that the team also hired Baltimore Ravens linebackers coach Mike Pettine as their new defensive coordinator, which means that, finally, Bob Sutton is gone. The team also retained services of assistant head…

    January 21, 2009