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MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:08 PM) We are bad and not in a Michael Jackson way
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:09 PM) I would say put Petty in but hes inactive
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:21 PM) this sucks
santana Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:33 PM) Am I taking crazy pills what the fuck all these flags
santana Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:34 PM) This is unwatchable
santana Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:35 PM) I'm going to give it 5 more minutes then turning this shit off
santana Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:35 PM) uefa time tomorrow
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:54 PM) ......................................
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:56 PM) BENCH FITS
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:56 PM) BENCH HIM NOW
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:56 PM) THIS IS TOTAL SHIT
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:56 PM) THE GUYS SUCKS
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:57 PM) a flash in the pan a 1 year wonder
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:57 PM) take his ass out
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:57 PM) this is bullshit
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:57 PM) 0 points in the last 4 2nd half
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 10:16 PM) Geno is in
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 10:29 PM) Hey Geno sucks stil!
ganggreen2003 Icon : (17 October 2016 - 11:59 PM) JETS are finished
ganggreen2003 Icon : (17 October 2016 - 11:59 PM) they may not win another game the rest of the season
ganggreen2003 Icon : (17 October 2016 - 11:59 PM) FIRE BOWLES
Jetsfan115 Icon : (18 October 2016 - 10:22 AM) time to throw in hackenberg
Jetsfan115 Icon : (18 October 2016 - 12:32 PM) how would you guys feel about drafting Leonard Fournette
MikeGangGree... Icon : (19 October 2016 - 10:11 AM) Geno Smith is starting Sunday
Jetsfan115 Icon : (19 October 2016 - 12:01 PM) cause fuck it why not lol.
vjdbbq Icon : (20 October 2016 - 09:40 AM) Geno blows
ganggreen2003 Icon : (22 October 2016 - 08:06 PM) Erin Henderson is out for the rest of the season
santana Icon : (23 October 2016 - 01:16 PM) Geno out again
santana Icon : (23 October 2016 - 02:15 PM) See jets can score in the redzone they just need 6 downs to do it
ROBJETS Icon : (23 October 2016 - 02:54 PM) I'm torn big time with the start we have had this season. I hate seeing the Jets lose but they almost never have one of the worst records to have the best chance of picking up a higher potential franchise qb. Like the V outs did with many
ROBJETS Icon : (23 October 2016 - 02:54 PM) With Manning being injured one year and they get Luck
ROBJETS Icon : (23 October 2016 - 02:55 PM) The Jets win just enough games in bad seasons to not get one of the highest draft picks
azjetfan Icon : (23 October 2016 - 04:43 PM) I'm not a college guy but I haven't heard of a QB coming out this year that's worth tanking a season for.
santana Icon : (23 October 2016 - 11:16 PM) 4 hours to watch a 6-6 game
santana Icon : (23 October 2016 - 11:16 PM) wtf was that
Mr_Jet Icon : (24 October 2016 - 09:44 AM) Al Michaels called it the best game of the season. LOL
vjdbbq Icon : (24 October 2016 - 12:27 PM) BYE BYE GENO ; Don't let the door hit you in the ass ; torn ACL - IT'S OVER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
MikeGangGree... Icon : (24 October 2016 - 06:28 PM) WOOOOOOOOOOO Jets win!!
MikeGangGree... Icon : (24 October 2016 - 06:29 PM) OK NO QB worth a damn coming out
MikeGangGree... Icon : (24 October 2016 - 06:29 PM) So now that Geno is done when Fitz starts to suck we get to see Petty!
ROBJETS Icon : (24 October 2016 - 07:35 PM) What sucks is the Jets have so many problems on offense and defense now and are going to be over the cap next year.
ROBJETS Icon : (24 October 2016 - 07:35 PM) http://www.nj.com/je...ly_over_af.html
MikeGangGree... Icon : (25 October 2016 - 07:48 PM) Look at the topic I posted about the cap
MikeGangGree... Icon : (25 October 2016 - 07:48 PM) Fixing the cap wont be hard
2JBallar01 Icon : (Yesterday, 02:59 PM) How about trying to work out a trade with the bears for both Cutler and Jeffery? Both are on the trade block and both are better options than what we have right now with Decker out.
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Rex Out After 2013?

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 10:09 PM


Woody growing tired of Rex's circus?

The New York Jets' 2013 brass appeared together in public for the first time Wednesday, with owner Woody Johnson flying to the Senior Bowl practice in Mobile, Ala., to hang out with new general manager John Idzik and coach Rex Ryan.

The Big Three will do it again Thursday under more formal circumstances, as Johnson will introduce Idzik in yet another one-week-after-the-fact news conference. It'll be Woody, John and Rex, probably wearing their green hued ties (a Jets staple) and acting like they've known each other forever.

But let's call this for what it is -- an arranged marriage between a neophyte GM and a polarizing coach.

Of course, the matchmaker here is Johnson, who, as it turns out, may not be as devoted to Ryan as everybody thinks.

Ryan was painted as the owner's pet two weeks ago at the previous one-week-after-the-fact news conference. In the season-ending presser, Johnson acted like 6-10 never happened. He professed his faith in Ryan, even saying the embattled coach (so we thought) would participate in the GM selection process. Johnson was sharply criticized for what was depicted as a Rex crush.

Behind the scenes, Johnson has been giving off a different vibe. While he admires Ryan's innate leadership skills and his ability to relate to players, Johnson isn't blind to the other stuff, according to people familiar with his thinking. As one person said, "He's tired of the circus."

Former Denver Broncos GM Ted Sundquist, who interviewed for the vacancy two weeks ago, was struck by Johnson's candid, evenhanded assessment of Ryan in their meeting. He expected something of a rah-rah evaluation, considering the tenor of the season-ending news conference, but it didn't come off that way.

Sundquist, sharing details of the interview because he wants football fans to understand the dynamics of the process, said he actually posed the question to Johnson: Why is Rex your guy?

"He wasn't as -- look, I know how that press conference came out," Sundquist told ESPNNewYork.com, referring to the Woody-Rex lovefest. "I'm not sure if that was accurate. I think Mr. Johnson realizes there are weaknesses and deficiencies there.

"He was adamant about how the players love Rex, their connection with him," Sundquist continued. "But then he was like, 'That said ... ' -- and he listed X, Y and Z, the things Rex needs to improve upon."

In public, Johnson comes across as though he's mesmerized by Ryan's larger-than-life personality. It was the same deal in the aftermath of the Tim Tebow trade. Johnson made a few silly comments about his fondness for Tebow ("Can't have too much Tebow") and, as we've come to find out, the owner wasn't initially on board with it.

The point is, it's hard to gauge Johnson's true feelings because what he says publicly and what he believes can be two different things. His critics say the line gets blurred sometimes, leading to problems.

So why retain Ryan if he has concerns?

Ryan has two years and more than $6 million remaining on his contract, so that's probably a big part of the reason. Johnson has to eat money for firing offensive coordinator Tony Sparano after only one year, and he may have to eat big money if they decide to part ways with Mark Sanchez. There's probably a limit to how much money he will devour.

The landscape changes next season. If 2013 is a failure, which probably means no playoffs for the third straight season, Ryan is a goner. It makes him a lame duck.

Enter, Idzik, who is charged with rebuilding a franchise with the coach who helped put them in this mess. It's not an ideal situation. A lot of GM wannabes would run from a situation like this -- and some probably did.

Idzik faces an enormous challenge on many levels, but his relationship with Ryan will be one of the keys to the job. Former colleagues say Idzik is quiet, but resolute in his beliefs. So is Ryan, except no one ever described him as quiet.

Ryan can be a persuasive presence, especially in the draft room. He didn't want to draft Stephen Hill last year, and the scouting department did, putting former GM Mike Tannenbaum in the middle. He sided with the scouts on that one, but there were other times when Ryan got his way.

Now Idzik slides into the big chair. He has worked with player-friendly coaches like Ryan in the past -- Tony Dungy, Mike Holmgren, Pete Carroll -- but he's never had a coach with an infamous tattoo and an aversion to red lights.

This ought to be interesting. This much we know: Johnson -- the matchmaker -- is tired of being a laughingstock. He wants a grownup in the room. We'll see if he made the right match.


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Posted 23 January 2013 - 10:30 PM

I don't care what others say, I like Rex and I want him to succeed here. I have a feeling this organization is going to really take a step back. We'll probably fire Rex after next season because with the bad contracts its going to be hard to improve this team, then we'll hire some rookie coach who will probably be worse than Rex and won't bring excellent defensive scheme with him. SO not only does our offense suck, but our defense sucks as well, especailly since we traded away Revis and drafted a JAG.
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:14 PM

Should Sunquist really be talking openly to the media about the content of his interview?

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:47 AM

I hope he's out. Should of been out this year. He's not going to learn the offense. He cares about defense only. Ozzie Newsome was right about Rex

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