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With Season Officially Over, Jets Look to Get to Work

While the sports world sits and debates the Seattle Seahawks and the worst play call in Super Bowl history, the New York Jets are preparing to meet on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming off-season. Jets owner Woody Johnson, general manager Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles  will sit down to discuss what direction the team will take as the [...]

Jets Bring in Heimerdinger, Hogan to Front Office

Hires are happening fast and furious for the New York Jets on the coaching front and now GM Mike Maccagnan has made two key hires for the front office. One name, Brian Heimerdinger should be a familiar one to Jets fans.  Brian's father, the late Mike Heimerdinger was the Jets' offensive coordinator in 2005.  Brian [...]

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 [...]

Jets Accused of Tampering by Patriots

By Glenn Naughton   The Jets' season may have ended several weeks ago but it looks like they'll be getting ready to take on the New England Patriots sooner than expected. The Jets' bitter rival has filed tampering charges against owner Woody Johnson and his team stemming from comments he made during his post-season press [...]

Woody Makes Bowles Decision

By Glenn Naughton From the very beginning, Woody Johnson and the Jets got it right this time around.  A head coaching search that began before the season ended was one that led them through a list of what many considered to be the top candidates available.  Johnson took the initiative and sought the advice of  two [...]

Notes on the GM \ Head Coach Reporting Structure

Here are some notes on the New York Jets new reporting structure, this definitely clarifies the relationship between the new coach and GM. 1.  Mike Maccagnan (GM) and the new head coach (yet to be named) both report directly to Woody Johnson.  So the head coach will not report to the GM. 2. Mike Maccagnan (GM) [...]

Woody’s Fifth Coaching Search is Already his Best

By Glenn Naughton It's the worst kept secret in the NFL.  The New York Jets are in search of a brand new Head Coach and Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is sitting firmly atop their wish list. Countless reports have linked Quinn, a New Jersey native, to the Jets vacancy.  Team owner Woody Johnson is so set [...]