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Mike Tannenbaum

The 2013 New York Jets came into the offseason with a number of questions surrounding their offensive skill positions.  Second-year wide receiver Stephen Hill was squarely in the spotlight as he would have to improve over an inconsistent rookie season (21 REC, 252 YDS, 3 TD) filled with injuries and too many dropped passes.   […]

JetNation Podcast: Hosts Dennis Agapito and Tyson Rauch had an opportunity to ask Mike Tannenbaum, Jets general manager from 2006-2012, some questions: Given he drafted Mark Sanchez what is his analysis of the Jets current quarterback competition and can Geno Smith be the week one starter? He also provided insight on the members of the […]

It didn’t take long for ousted Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum to land a new position and while it’s not with another NFL team he’ll still be looking at big money contracts. He’s been hired by the Chicago based sports agency, Priority Sports and Entertainment, which represents both NFL and NBA players: PRIORITY SPORTS is […]

Mike Tannenbaum Interview

by Phil Sullivan on January 31, 2013

Mike Francesa had Mike Tannenbaum on his show Tuesday and they took a look back at what went wrong for the Jets this past season.  Mike Tannenbaum admitted there was depth issues, especially at skill positions and said the injuries hurt this team.  Tanny also discussed the acquisition of Tim Tebow and what the thought […]

According to reports the New York Jets have been exploring the possibility of bringing in former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell. Russell was the number 1 overall pick of the Raiders in 2007 and became the poster boy for the more stringent rookie wage system in the new NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement.  After holding-out into […]

GM Idzik Brings Leadership And Direction To The NY Jets

January 21, 2013

The New York Jets seemed like an organization without any leadership since finishing 6-10 after the 2012 season.  They did rid themselves of general manager Mike Tannenbaum along with a host of coaches leaving for various reasons. The New York Daily News thought that a Rex Ryan tattoo was sports journalism at its best and […]

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What NY Jets Owner Johnson Can Learn From Jaguars Owner Khan

January 14, 2013

It’s now been two weeks since the New York Jets parted ways with general manager Mike Tannenbaum but the team remains an organization without direction. According to Fox Sports reporter Jay Glazer the Jets “can’t give the (GM) position away,” which might explain why so many GM prospects have taken jobs with other organizations or […]

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NY Jets Widen Search For General Manager And Offensive Coach

January 13, 2013

With the firings of general manager Mike Tannenbaum and offensive coordinator Tony Sparano the Jets are continuing to interview possible replacements. They’ve looked at Green Bay’s front office to fill their vacant GM job with Packers vice president of football administration and player finance Russ Ball already having interviewed.  The Jets showed interest in John […]

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Candidates Sinking Fast To Fill Vacant NY Jets GM Position

January 10, 2013

It’s been almost two weeks since the New York Jets informed general manager Mike Tannenbaum that he would not be continuing with the organization.  Team owner Woody Johnson has been working with Jerry Hughes of Korn/Ferry International to help in the search for qualified candidates to replace Tannenbaum. Here’s what has happened so far: San […]

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NY Jets Woody Johnson and Rex Ryan Answering Media Questions

January 8, 2013

The press had their first opportunity to question New York Jets owner Woody Johnson and head coach Rex Ryan today about the status of the team.  In what turned out to be quite the uncomfortable Q & A with the media Johnson/Ryan tried, often unsuccessfully, to clarify where the team has been and where they […]

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