Category: Featured Editorials

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 [...]

Flustrated, obviously

by Jet Moses Over the years, I have called Herman Edwards a charlatan, a flim-flam man, a con artist, and a liar. Allow me to add carpetbagger to that list. I’ve described him as incompetent, stubborn, foolish, and deceitful. And with the closure of the final chapter on Herm’s tenure as the New York Jets [...]

Herm gets 4 years, $12M as chief Chief

by Rich Cimini New York Daily News After two days of negotiating - and, some suspect, several weeks of unspoken flirtation - Herm Edwards has agreed to a four-year, $12 million contract to coach the Chiefs, an NFL source said yesterday. The former Jets coach will be introduced today at a news conference in Kansas [...]

Sources: Chiefs, Edwards agree to four-year deal

ESPN.com news service Former Jets coach Herman Edwards has reached a verbal agreement in principle with the Kansas City Chiefs on a four-year, $12 million dollar contract to become their head coach, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported. The 51-year-old Edwards will receive a raise over the $2 million per year that he was making as Jets [...]

Source: Chiefs, Edwards close to terms on contract

Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs were close to coming to terms with Herman Edwards on a contract that would make him their next head coach, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday night. The person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of [...]

Jets begin coaching search with Vitt

by Len Pasquarelli ESPN.com Joe Vitt, who served as the St. Louis Rams' interim head coach while Mike Martz was sidelined by a bacterial infection to his heart, will interview early next week for the New York Jets' vacancy created by the Friday departure of Herm Edwards. Vitt's only head coaching experience came with the [...]