It appears that the man Jets will hire to replace fired GM John Idzik will have a solid player drafting and development background.
Two other candidates — Kansas City director of player personnel Chris Ballard and New Orleans director of player personnel Ryan Pace — have declined interview requests with the Jets.
Woody Johnson’s search for the Jets’ next coach and general manager has taken him to Seattle. Meanwhile, a prime candidate is awaiting his chance to interview back east.
The New York Jets have hired former Arizona Cardinals general manager Rod Graves as the team’s senior director of football administration.