The many storylines around the Jets have fallen by the wayside as the quarterback battle has gained steam. But one narrative should not be ignored: Rex Ryan vs. John Idzik.
The Jets are in the process of interviewing candidates for the vacant general manager’s job, and the more time that goes by, the more it becomes clear that the Jets are making a big mistake.
The Buffalo Bills have made Syracuse’s Doug Marrone their newest head coach.
There’s no need for the Giants to make major changes, as the foundation needed to build a winner still remains.
The new general manager will not be able to run the Jets as he sees fit. The new general manager will have to live with Ryan as head coach for another season. That means the Jets’ rebuilding project will take a full year longer than it should.
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?
When it comes to winning, you need to have a great quarterback and a great head coach. This is where the Giants have the huge advantage.
Vince Lombardi, Don Shula, Bill Parcells, Jimmy Johnson. None of them would be able to coach in the current NFL.
The best QB’s of the 2004 draft — Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger meet on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
Tom Coughlin, Bill Belichick and Mike McCarthy can feel secure in their position as head coaches in the NFL. Rex Ryan? Andy Reid? Not so much.
Preseason games ordinarily mean very little in the grand scheme of things, but when the Giants face the Bears on Friday night it could reveal a potential challenger for the defending Super Bowl champions.
Few coaches are cut out for this kind of situation. It takes a deft touch and it will need to be defused. You can’t crush Tebowmania, which is what Rex Ryan will try to do if the situation gets out of hand.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may have to ready his league for a major scandal.
The Chicago Bears’ offensive line couldn’t protect Jay Cutler against the New York Giants last season, and there are doubts whether this time will be any better.
If the Chicago Bears find a way to stop Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, it could be the confirmation of their status as a contender.