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Jets begin GM search | Rex's tattoo creates buzz

Jets begin GM search | Rex's tattoo creates buzz

CNNSI.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
The New York Jets have begun their search for Mike Tannenbaum's replacement.
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  • Jets kick off GM search, Gamble a decent bet

    Jets kick off GM search, Gamble a decent bet

    The Jets began the formal interview process for their vacant general manager position on Friday, and there are five confirmed candidates to replace Mike Tannenbaum, who was fired on Monday.
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  • 20/20: A Look Back At Trader Mike’s Trades

    20/20: A Look Back At Trader Mike’s Trades

    thejetsblog.com Jan 4, 2013
    With the Tannenbaum era coming to an end in unsurprising fashion, Mike Vorkunov of The Star-Ledger took some time to review how well Trader Mike’s aggressive trades have benefited the team. As to be expected, it’s a mixed bag with the Jets missing out
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  • Jets Sign Lansanah & Harris

    Jets Sign Lansanah & Harris

    thejetsblog.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Jets signed two more players to future/reserve contracts today: Inside linebacker Danny Lansanah and cornerback and returner Cliff Harris. Lansanah, who played in five games for the Green Bay Packers in 2008 before bouncing around leagues, joins fel…
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  • Tat's funny! Rex turning into a media punchline

    Tat's funny! Rex turning into a media punchline

    It was the tat heard 'round the world. The Daily News' exclusive photos of Rex Ryan's unique tattoo on his right biceps - a woman who bears a striking resemblance to Ryan's wife, Michelle, wearing nothing more than a Jets.
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  • G.M. dominoes could start falling soon

    G.M. dominoes could start falling soon

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    Five teams are currently looking for General Managers.  Five days after the 2012 regular season ended, a loose sense is emerging as to how things will fall together. Here’s the quick summary, as it’s currently making the rounds in league circles. 1.
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  • Joe Namath’s Wild-Card Picks: Texans, Ravens, Seahawks, Packers…

    Joe Namath’s Wild-Card Picks: Texans, Ravens, Seahawks, Packers advance

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    As he did last year for the playoffs, NFL Hall of Famer and New York Jets legend Joe Namath will join Yahoo! Sports and the Shutdown Corner Blog during the playoffs to break down the key games, players and moments each weekend. Make sure you like the Of…
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  • GM Watch: ESPN NY Writes Caldwell Interviewing with Jets Today

    GM Watch: ESPN NY Writes Caldwell Interviewing with Jets Today

    thejetsblog.com Jan 4, 2013
    ESPN NY’s Rich Cimini has confirmation that the Jets are interviewing David Caldwell from the Falcons today. Brian Bassett, theJetsBlog.comNot a lot had been stated about when Caldwell would meet with the Jets, so with a slate of guys set up for the wee
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  • GM Watch: Jets Interviews Starting Up Today

    GM Watch: Jets Interviews Starting Up Today

    thejetsblog.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Jets are starting their interviews today but all we’ve heard is that there are a bunch of GM candidates coming this weekend … so who’s on the slate for today?  No one seems to know for sure, but Bart Hubbuch has some ideas in today’s Post. Cu
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  • Jets to interview Packers' John Dorsey

    Jets to interview Packers' John Dorsey

    The New York Jets continue their general manager search with John Dorsey of the Green Bay Packers. The Jets will interview Green Bay's director of football operations this weekend, according to Jason LaCanfora of CBSSports.com. Dorsey had his hand in bu…
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  • OC Watch: Jets Interest in Turner is Legit

    OC Watch: Jets Interest in Turner is Legit

    thejetsblog.com Jan 4, 2013
    Triangulating the offensive coordinator story, our buddy Kristian Dyer writes in Metro that the Jets are indeed interested in acquiring Norv. A league source told Metro New York that the Jets have expressed an interest in recently fired Chargers head co…
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  • Parcells says he’s done with football

    Parcells says he’s done with football

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    At a time when there has been plenty of talk regarding the possibility of Bill Parcells returning to the Jets and fixing what ails the franchise, Parcells says that will not happen. “No I wouldn’t listen,” Parcells told The Michael Kay Show on Thurs
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013
    Ross Tucker shares his thoughts on the moves made (and not made) by the Bills this week. Patriots RB Danny Woodhead is playing a role similar to the one Kevin Faulk played for many years. A vote for Tom Gamble to be the next Jets general manager. LB Ter…
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  • Rex Ryan and NY Jets owner Woody Johnson will continue on with …

    Rex Ryan and NY Jets owner Woody Johnson will continue on with Gang Green soap opera

    nydailynews.com Jan 4, 2013
    There is another way of looking at Woody Johnson and Rex Ryan’s decision to go into hiding and let the media cool their jets while waiting to grill them next week. While the pair violated NFL policy, they stand on solid ground when it comes to show busi
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  • Rex's reading choise is 'Sniper' memoir

    Rex's reading choise is 'Sniper' memoir

    nydailynews.com Jan 4, 2013
    Jets coach Rex Ryan has picked up some killer reading material to help him forget about his team’s disappointing season. Ryan was spotted thumbing through “American Sniper.”
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  • Tatted Rex's kinky ink is wife's likeness in Sanchez jersey

    Tatted Rex's kinky ink is wife's likeness in Sanchez jersey

    nydailynews.com Jan 4, 2013
    Finally, Jet fans can see exactly why Rex Ryan stuck with Mark Sanchez. Ryan, vacationing in the Bahamas days after his Jets limped to a 6-10 season finish, sported a Rex-rated tattoo on his right bicep, featuring his wife, Michelle, wearing Sanchez’s N
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  • Video - Michael Vick's Future 04:17

    Michael Vick's Future

    Jan 4
    Rapper/actor T.I. and the "First Take" crew discuss where they think Michael Vick should end up next season.
  • Video - Is Rex Ryan's Tattoo Real Or Fake? 04:18

    Is Rex Ryan's Tattoo Real Or Fake?

    Jan 4
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless give their opinions on Rex Ryan's new tattoo featuring his wife in a Mark Sanchez Jets jersey.

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  • Georgia Bulldogs' Jarvis Jones declares for NFL draft

    Jan 4
    All-American linebacker Jarvis Jones of Georgia will enter the NFL draft.
  • Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win big

    Jan 4
    The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
  • LSU Tigers' All-American Eric Reid also bolting for NFL draft

    Jan 4
    LSU All-American safety Eric Reid has decided to enter the NFL draft and forgo his senior season, he announced Friday through a school news release.
  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    Jan 4
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: