New York Jets
“I think I would say, simply, every quarterback out there we’d have an interest in,” Maccagnan said at the NFL scouting combine on Wednesday.
Ever since the Jets were mentioned as a possible landing spot for offensive coordinator Chan Gailey they were spoken of in the same breath as pending free agent running back C.J. Spiller.
The Jets are heading in a new direction, with a new front office and sideline hierarchy. But that doesn’t mean the decisions of the previous regime will be so easily forgotten.
The Jets declining to pick up running back Chris Johnson’s $500,000 option for 2015 had less to do with the $3.5 million of salary cap they cleared than the overall backfield picture.
Jets fans, turn away. The rest of you can keep reading.
The hiring Wednesday completes the coaching staff for Todd Bowles, who was hired by New York last month after two seasons as Arizona’s defensive coordinator.
Brown has 49 total tackles, two passes defensed and one forced fumble in 34 NFL games, with no starts. He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in November 2013 and was released by the Steelers last March.
Antonio Cromartie is set to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, meaning he can go anywhere he wants. The thing is, though, the veteran cornerback appears to be hung up on his former team, the Jets.
The man in control of the FireMikeMaccagnan.com domain name reportedly has no intention to ever follow in the footsteps of the people who ran FireJohnIdzik.com, a site that wasn’t viewed favorably by everyone.
The Jets have the sixth pick. No doubt there will be a stud sitting in a cheap suit, flanked by family and friends and agents. It’s Gang Green’s job to find out which one can actually graduate from Saturday to Sunday.
On Tuesday night, the Islanders (sort of) brought back their infamous “Fisherman” jerseys for pregame warmups. Yet those threads aren’t the worst ever.
New York Jets assistant coaches Ron Heller and Steve Hagen have been retained by new coach Todd Bowles.
The recently hired Buffalo coach had the tattoo on his biceps updated to his new team’s colors at a parlor in Scottsdale, Arizona, last Friday. “I’m all in,” he told the Wall Street Journal.
At least one online gambling site isn’t totally enamored with Tom Brady winning his fifth Super Bowl ring.
The 29-year-old, who starred for the Jets from 2007-12, signed a two-year, $32 million contract with the Patriots prior to the season.