John Idzik will try to turn things around for the troubled New York Jets. Woody Johnson believes he’s up to the massive task.
Gang Green plans to announce its new general manager by Thursday, league sources told CBS Sports. The website reported that all of the finalists will conclude their interviews on Wednesday.
It all depends on how fast, and how well, Thomas can get that knee back into shape. It may never happen, despite his best efforts. But the hard-nosed Thomas will certainly give it his best shot. That’s just part of his mental makeup.
Tim Tebow was two wins from the Super Bowl a year ago. Now, he’s pretty much a player without a team — likely to be released by the Jets after one frustrating season.
As teams around the NFL fill their vacancies, the Jets’ search for a new general manager drags on. But perhaps not for too much longer.
The next time a Tebow becomes available, this new general manager has to look at the possibilities with calmness and a clear-cut plan on how to utilize such a player. If not, then he should simply move on.
“I don’t have any regrets,” Tebow said. “I believe everything happens for a reason. I don’t know what my future holds, but I know who holds my future, and in that there is a lot of peace and a lot of comfort.”
The Jets are expanding their search for a new GM, setting up interviews with Miami assistant Brian Gaine and Pittsburgh exec Omar Khan. And that’s not all.
Jets fans and reporters won’t shut up about how Tuesday’s press conference in Florham Park was this big abomination, this major embarrassment, this exhibition in deception and false understanding. It was none of those things.
They promised it’s all going to change. The Jets are not going to be bullied anymore. How? They’ll figure it out as they go.
“(Rex Ryan) got up there and said, ‘Hey, I feel like it’s day one! Forget the last four years. I got Mr T. to take the hit for that. I feel like I just got here! I feel like it’s day one!’ Wait, how is it day one? You’ve been here for four years!”
The Jets announced the firing of offensive coordinator Tony Sparano during Tuesday’s much-anticipated press conference.
Ryan and his Jets are classic front-runners — bold and beautiful when the wind is at their broad backs — but shivering and shriveling when a little adversity taps at their front door.
Cavanaugh’s contract was due to expire in a few weeks and he was told Monday he would not be part of Rex Ryan’s staff next season.
The Jets are moving forward with their search for a new general manager, with San Francisco 49ers executive Tom Gamble appearing to be the front-runner.