Tag: mike tannenbaum

  • Jets Front Office

    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 Front Office

    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

  • Editorial

    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 Off-field

    Westhoff unloads on his former team

    it didn't take long for former Jets special team coach, Mike Westhoff, who plans to become a television analyst, to jump start his future career with an interview about his former employers. Westhoff described the whole Tim Tebow situation as an "absolute mess" while speaking with Miami's WQAM Radio. Tebow, who was supposedly acquired to…

    January 11, 2013

  • Jets Front Office

    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 Regular Season

    Jets fall to Bills in season finale

    Well, the good thing is it's finally over, the Jets' horrible season that is. The Gang Green lost to the Buffalo Bills, 28-9, to finish the season 6-10, their first losing season under Rex Ryan. Once again QB Mark Sanchez, who started in place of injured QB Greg McElroy, struggled immensely, throwing his signature pick…

    December 30, 2012

  • Jets Front Office

    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

  • Player Contracts

    Jets extend Sanchez's contract

    The Peyton Manning sweepstakes are over for the New York Jets, as the team gave QB Mark Sanchez a 3-year $40.5M contract extension, keeping him under contract through 2016. The deal includes $20.5M in guarantees for 2012, bringing his total over five years to $58.25M, according to sources. He can make an additional $10M in…

    March 10, 2012

  • Jets Free Agent Signings

    Jets sign Coles, extend Rex Ryan and Tannenbaum

    The New York Jets signed WR Laveranues Coles, who already played for the Jets in 2000-2002 and 2005-2008, to a 1-year deal. Coles, 32, was drafted by the Gang Green in the 3rd round of the 2000 NFL Draft and had a career year in 2002 when he caught 89 passes for 1,264 yards. Last…

    July 30, 2010

  • Jets Front Office

    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