Category: Jet News

Pepper Johnson Added to Jets Staff

The New York Jets have announced the hiring of defensive line coach Pepper Johnson.  A familiar name in the New York area, Johnson played with both the Jets and Giants during his 13 year playing career. Johnson interviewed for the New York Giants defensive coordinator position but was passed over in favor of Steve Spagnuolo. [...]

Rodgers on Board as Defensive Coordinator

In a much anticipated coaching move, the New York Jets announced today that former Miami Dolphins defensive line coach Kacy Rodgers will be joining Todd Bowles' staff filling the role of defensive coordinator.  It will be the Rodgers' first attempt at running his own defense having been a defensive line coach with both the Cowboys [...]

Jets get Their Man, Gailey Named Offensive Coordinator

By Glenn Naughton The New York Jets have announced the hiring of offensive coordinator Chan Gailey following speculation that the long-time coach was entertaining multiple offers to fill the same role elsewhere. Gailey broke in to coaching in 1974 with the Florida Gators and has filled countless roles at multiple levels since that time. Despite [...]

Chan Gailey, Gone Before he Got Here?

Following multiple reports of his imminent hiring as the Jets' new offensive coordinator, Chan Gailey may not be the sure thing he was previously thought to be.  NFL insider Jason La Canfora claims that while the Jets are finalizing a deal to add Cardinals' LB coach Mike Caldwell to Todd Bowles' staff, Gailey "might not be [...]

Jets Make Scouting Changes; Fire Bradway & Bauer

The New York Jets have announced a major shake in their scouting department today. Terry Bradway (Senior director of college scouting) and Jeff Bauer (Director of college scouting) were both fired. “Today, I informed Terry and Jeff that the organization will be moving forward without them," Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan said. "They have made valuable [...]

Something Fishy About Jets Coaching Staff

As New York Jets fans happily watch the departure of last season's coaching staff as they work their way up to Western New York to join Rex Ryan in Buffalo, Jets rookie head coach Todd Bowles seems to be reaching out to some old friends of his own from his time with the Miami Dolphins as well [...]

Bowles Picks Gailey to Run Offense, Develop Smith

As expected, New York Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles added veteran offensive coordinator Chan Gailey to his staff.  Gailey brings a level of experience to the staff that would be difficult to rival elsewhere.  His coaching career dates back to 1974 with Florida and has totaled 38 years covering positional coaching, offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator, special teams and [...]

Schefter: Jets Are Hiring Todd Bowles

Updating an earlier report on Todd Bowles, there are now several sources saying he will be the New York Jets next head coach. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/555202434801606656 https://twitter.com/JosinaAnderson/status/555202648694349824 https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/555204140515999744 https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/555202407970648064 https://twitter.com/JayGlazer/status/555203108779720705 Once we have an official announcement from the Jets, presumably on Wednesday, we will post it. But those are some pretty credible sources. It also looks like [...]