The sidewalk and steps in front of the Jets’ store off Madison Avenue are a rubble-strewn mess, under construction with the promise of a better tomorrow.
Johnson fired coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik on Monday, one day after completing one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history.
Woody Johnson told the Daily News he’s still unsure whether Rex Ryan or John Idzik will be employed by the close of business on Dec. 29, one day after the Jets’ final game.
After Rob Chudzinski was fired on Sunday night, Mike Shanahan, Leslie Frazier, Greg Schiano and Jim Schwartz got the ax on “Black Monday.”
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.