Ex-Jets Offensive Coordinator Tony Sparano Dies At 56He had been the Vikings' offensive line coach since 2016. Giants Head Coach Pat Shurmur worked with Sparano for the past two years in Minnesota.
Raiders Were What We Thought They Were In 2014, Look To Rebuild For 2015The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven't had a winning season since 2002, and they haven't been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What's next?
Keidel: Tyrannosaurus Rex Ryan Is About To Be ExtinctHis faux pas was so fertile with subplots you would be right to start with any story. Was this the red-faced refrain of a man about to lose his job? Or was he justified in losing his temper after hearing the same question six times?
Silverman: Idzik Must Start Preparing For 2014 Right Now Idzik needs to have a short list of candidates to replace Ryan and his coaching staff. If you see six other teams hire their head coach before the Jets do next offseason, you’ll know Idzik is not prepared.
Silverman: Geno Smith Not Likely To Be Miracle Man For Halting Jets Offense Smith has many issues, but footwork is the biggest. He is struggling to understand the mechanics, and that leads to overall sloppiness. He is not ready to play right now, and he’ll have to pick it up quite a bit if he is going to be able to contribute this year.
Jets' Joe McKnight On Possibly Being Odd Man Out: 'They'll Have To Kill Me To Take My Spot' "Whoever they bring in, I don't care," McKnight said on Thursday in the locker room. "You understand that? I don't care who they bring in. They'll have to kill me to take my spot."
Silverman: Ryan Must Concentrate On Basics If He Wants To Keep JobIt is Ryan’s responsibility to put the best players on the field. He can take advice from his assistants, but in the final analysis the most important thing that Ryan will do is determine who is out on the field.
Marty Mornhinweg: Mark Sanchez Will Have 'Leg Up' In Any QB CompetitionNewly-hired New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said Sanchez will probably have "just a little bit of a leg up" in any quarterback competition the team has this offseason.
Jets' Landry Would Have 'Loved' To See More Passes From TebowYep, we're still talking about Tim Tebow.
Report: Jets Will Hold Off On Cutting Tim Tebow, Will Attempt To Trade HimGeneral manager John Idzik won't release Tim Tebow before March, according to a report, and will instead attempt to trade him.
Mike Tannenbaum: 'It Was My Decision' To Bring In Tim Tebow"It was my decision," Tannenbaum said. "...We felt that it was going to be another club in the bag to help us on offense. That was our thinking when we made the decision."
Following Brutal 2012 Season, Mark Sanchez Reaches Out To Jeff Garcia For Help"I'm hoping that I have the opportunity to work with the young man and help him with his on-field preparation and his off-field preparation," Garcia told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Thursday.