This is the January 9, 2013 news archive. View today's Jets rumors and news.
The Jets have added a host of new candidates that will be interviewing before the end of day Friday. Jets will conduct six interviews over the next 2 days. #nyj- Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) January 10, 2013 Among them and that have been identified so farShare TweetAfter interviewing four candidates for their general manager position, the Jets have decided to expand their search.Share Tweet
GM Watch: Slipping Through Their Fingers?Welp. There’s a lot going on today and none of it points to my sources that tell me Gamble is?/was? going to be the Jets choice as the next Jets GM. I am going to hold out what might amount to a fool’s hope that there’s been a bunch of intrigue andShare TweetGiven his pending free agency, and their tight salary cap situation, it didn’t look good for a long-term deal between the Jets and safety LaRon Landry anyway. His Week 17 tardiness probably won’t be the deciding factor, but it can’t help. AccordingShare Tweet
Would Mario Williams be happy as OLB?ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013The Buffalo Bills made a quality hire for defensive coordinator Wednesday by nabbing Mike Pettine of the New York Jets. Pettine’s 3-4 defenses have been strong in New York the past four seasons. Mario Williams #94 DE Buffalo Bills 2012 STATS Tot46 Solo3Share Tweet
Opinion: After Monday, No. 9 Is Way Too Soon for Te’oOver the past few months we’ve seen a lot of buzz among Jets fans about looking to the draft to solve some of the Jets inside linebacker problems. With the Irish having a great year and Manti Teo having a great year for the Irish, his name seemed to cShare TweetThe Buffalo Bills have hired former New York Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to be their defensive coordinator, a source told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.Share TweetWoody Johnson and Rex Ryan were very clear in that they were not going to make a decision yet on who would be the team’s starting quarterback in 2013, but they did say that money won’t factor into the decision. Sanchez is guaranteed $8.25 million frShare TweetLast night the Cowboys dismissal of Rob Ryan caused a stir and a lot of speculation since the Jets haven’t yet named a replacement to Mike Pettine as the team’s 2013 Defensive Coordinator. And no Rex will NOT be hiring Rob Ryan- Jay Glazer (@JayGlazShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013A year ago, third-string quarterback Greg McElroy unloaded on his own team, talking about “extremely selfish individuals” and a “really corrupt mindset within the locker room.” To hear how much things changed, you’d think the Jets were still inShare Tweetjetsgab.com Jan 9, 2013Bryan Thomas, a linebacker who played in 12 games for the Jets this season, is applying for admission into a probation program that requires no admission of guilt after being accused of assaulting his wife and possessing marijuana paraphernalia and pain…Share Tweet
Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret Kaepernick …Jan 9San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will regret the decision to bench highly efficient quarterback Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in the middle of the season. And there's a good chance that moment of regret will come Saturday night at Candle…
Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eightJan 9The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF RevisitedJan 9Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...