For the first time since the ridiculous charade of a press conference that followed the end of the team’s season we heard directly from the Jets’ brass yesterday, with Rex Ryan, Mike Tannenbaum and Tony Sparano participating in conference calls to introduce the team’s new Offensive Coordinator.Read More
ESPN news-breaker Adam Schefter caused one of five flurries of excitement for New York Jets fans yesterday as, following the Jaguars’ hire of Mike Mularkey, Brian Schottenheimer’s resignation, Manish Mehta‘s explosive report for the New York Daily News and Tony Sparano’s arrival as Offensive Coordinator he advised that former Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Todd Haley was also on his way to interview with the Jets for a spot on the offensive staff.Read More
Breaking news from Florham Park overnight as embattled Jets OC Brian Schottenheimer resigned his position and will be replaced by hitherto Miami Dolphins Head Coach Tony Sparano, according to a report by Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.
Schottenheimer’s exit has long been anticipated and it is no coincidence that it was announced shortly after he failed in his bid to win the Jaguars Head Coaching position. Had Schottenheimer not been under consideration for that position it is likely his departure would have been confirmed a week ago.Read More
From the deepest, darkest recesses of the Internet comes a rumour of such delicious ridiculousness that it Just. Might. Work. With offensive (some would say very offensive) coordinator Brian Schottenheimer amongst the top candidates for the Jaguars Head Coaching gig, and a potential non-returnee in any event, thoughts wander to potential replacements, with no obvious candidates – until now.Read More
By Tom Woods
The NFL season is far from over, but for the New York Jets, it most certainly is.
The Jets headed into the 2011-12 NFL season following their second consecutive loss in the AFC Championship game, and a long offseason which included a lockout, player movement, and a mixed bag in pre-season. Expectations were running high, Rex Ryan had guaranteed the franchise its second Super Bowl Championship, and for Jets fans – myself included – we had a season to look forward to. But what happened next?Read More