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John Idzik Officially Introduced

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson introduced new general manager John Idzik at a press conference today.  It’s the first time Idzik has addressed the media and Jets fans.  Johnson described the thorough process he and the front office went through to eventually hire Idzik.  He went on to praise Idzik’s background saying, “I think [...]

NY Jets Hire John Idzik New General Manager

Following up on a JetNation report, New York Jets have a new general manager.  Former Seattle Seahawks vice president of administration John Idzik will be the Jets new GM: https://twitter.com/JasonLaCanfora/status/292377922063437825 According to the Seahawks media guide Idzik had been with the club since 2007 and had a myriad of contract and player personnel responsibilities: Idzik [...]

Report: Jets To Hire GM By Thursday

Jason La Canfora is reporting on CBS Sports that the New York Jets will hire their GM by Thursday. Steelers executive Omar Khan has interviewed with them and Seahawks exec John Idzik flew in from Seattle on Tuesday and is meeting with team officials Wednesday. The Jets' assistant general manager, Scott Cohen, is also under [...]

Candidates Sinking Fast To Fill Vacant NY Jets GM Position

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. San Francisco 49er director of player personnel [...]

NY Jets Owner Johnson and Head Coach Ryan Address The Public

The New York Jets owner Woody Johnson and head coach Rex Ryan met the public today.  It was the first time any representative of the team has personally addressed the situation surrounding the organization since the last game 12/30/12.  Only a written statement by Johnson removing then general manager Mike Tannenbaum but keeping coach Ryan [...]