As Jets fans know all too well, sometimes these hires pay off, and sometimes … well, they don’t.
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?
If you look at the big picture, Monday night’s loss — which mercifully eliminated the Jets from the AFC playoff race — was a good thing for the franchise. And the comic ineptitude made it even better.
The most famous fan in New York — and perhaps in the NFL — is calling it quits, and while fans wrestle with the merits of “Fireman Ed,” it is clear that no one is the winner in this situation.
Too often we hear of someone with daddy issues who uses a tough puberty to preclude them from trying. Curtis Martin is not only what’s good about football, but what’s good about sports, about men, about mankind.
When Tim Tebow meets the assembled media later today at Florham Park, Jets’ owner Woody Johnson, head coach Rex Ryan & GM Mike Tannanebaum will not be there.
It really wasn’t until Woody Johnson hired Rex Ryan as head coach of the Jets that I began to stop playing devil’s advocate and looking at every glass as half empty. And nights like Sunday night are precisely the reason why.
The Jets are 5-1 and have the best record in the NFL. I know that may be hard for some people to believe, but it’s true.