Category: Featured Editorials

A Walk Down Memory Lane through the "Successful" Years

by Sperm Edwards 2000 NYJ (Al Groh): 9-7 • Very up & down year, but most concede it was due to poor motivation & the players just flat-out disliking Groh. Pushed them too hard in preseason & they ran out of gas after starting 6-1. • Also was Testaverde’s return from Achilles tendon injury. • [...]

Heimerdinger finally Jets off

by Rich Cimini New York Daily News After six days of being employed against his will, Mike Heimerdinger's one-year run as the Jets' offensive coordinator came to an official and predictable end yesterday. Heimerdinger and the Jets "mutually agreed to part ways," the team said in a statement. Neither side divulged details of the settlement [...]

Jets' offense still uncoordinated

By Randy Lange Bergen Record Throw a new name into the chemicals containing the Jets' slowly developing offensive coordinator picture: Steve Fairchild. Fairchild, who NFL sources said was scheduled to visit new head coach Eric Mangini at the Jets' training complex Tuesday, was the St. Louis offensive coordinator for 2½ seasons under Mike Martz and [...]

Coming Back for More

by Scott Dierking I am cheating on my wife. My mistress is usually not a lot to behold but has, at times, been characterized as a Cinderella-type. She is a constant tease, but I keep coming back for more. She has been abusive, exhilarating, lazy, the belle of the ball, unorganized, nurturing, among many other [...]

Eric's deal: $7M

by Rich Cimini New York Daily News When the jets hired Eric Mangini last Tuesday, his salary was erroneously reported in a number of other newspapers. One paper actually said he was due to make $15 million over five years. Well, the real numbers are in: The rookie head coach signed a four-year contract, as [...]

Palmer in Jets' picture

by Rich Cimini New York Daily News One day after telling disgruntled offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger that they plan to retain him, the Jets interviewed former Texans coordinator Chris Palmer on Friday for an undisclosed position on Eric Mangini's staff, two league sources said yesterday. Given his wealth of experience, Palmer likely interviewed for the [...]

NFL Conference Championship Predictions

by Patrick Stanton JetNation Senior Columnist Carolina Panthers @ Seattle Seahawks Before I get serious about this NFC Title match up, I have to ask: Is Jake Delhomme’s high school act getting old for anyone else besides me? Yes, I know Delhomme is a good QB, I know he’s done well leading his team, and [...]

Birthday Boy Begins Process

Courtesy of New York Jets The 14th head coach in New York Jets’ history had his first full day Wednesday, meeting with members of the coaching staff. Those staff meetings will continue today on Eric Mangini’s 35th birthday. Twelve years after starting out as the ball boy in Cleveland, Mangini is now the chief officer [...]