It appears the Jets really want to hire Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as their next head coach, but it’s possible they may have to wait three more weeks before they can make him an offer.
If the Jets have their way, the Seattle Seahawks will lose soon so they can hire their next head coach, Dan Quinn.
Some team will take him. He’s too good for everyone to bypass. But the Jets shouldn’t. They are a team in need of a personality makeover, and Jameis Winston is just too big a risk.
Maccagnan met Monday with owner Woody Johnson and his consultants, longtime NFL execs Charley Casserly and Ron Wolf, and they must have liked what they heard because they invited him back on Friday.
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.
Doug Marrone interviewed for the Jets’ head coaching vacancy on Saturday, but it’s looking less and less likely that he’ll be replacing Rex Ryan.
Owner Woody Johnson and consultants Ron Wolf and Charley Casserly are meeting with Marrone on Saturday.
Forget about the preliminary list. Go sign Doug Marrone. Then give the former Bills coach whatever input necessary into the general manager hire.
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.
Doug Marrone is the hottest name in the Jets’ search for a new head coach. But the question remains: why did he leave the Bills?
When Doug Marrone opted out of his deal with the Bills, many thought he instantly became the top candidate. Jets owner Woody Johnson did little to tone down that speculation.
Doug Marrone, head coach of the New York Jets? It’s possible.
He’s an offensive coach. He’s colorful enough, but not so outrageous that he’s going to create a constant media stir. And, oh, yeah, he’s already won the big hardware with Tampa Bay.
The search is on for Woody Johnson and the New York Jets.