NFL owners have realized that finding the right guy on the sideline is cheaper, more stable and maybe even more impactful than the right guy under center.
Does Chan Gailey care when you lose your $30,000-per-year gig, that you were living check-to-check before massive layoffs? Does Mike Tannenbaum care that you can’t afford the COBRA premiums to keep your kids with health insurance?
As expected, Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum was given a one-way ticket out of the big top on Monday morning.
If Rex Ryan thinks he can breathe easy because he was not let go on Black Monday, he should think again. Ryan has bought himself one more year — and that’s it. If he doesn’t think so, he should pick up the phone and call Lovie Smith.