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Marc Ross withdraws from Jets G.M. contention Updated Jan 15, 2013
The list of candidates for the New York Jets general manager job has apparently shrunk by one. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, New York Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross has pulled his name out of contention for the job. Ro…
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  • NY Jets need to hire personnel expert as general manager, not another salary-cap specialist such as Mike Tannenbaum Jan 15, 2013
    The Jets stink right now and have sunk to their lowest level since the forgettable and thankfully short-lived Rich Kotite era for one basic reason: The roster is bad.
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  • Tebow says he's uncertain 'what my future holds' Jan 15, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- From nearly unstoppable to nearly invisible.
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  • Jets To Chat With Seahawks VP Of Football Administration John Idzik About GM Job

    The Jets are set to interview Seahawks VP of football administration John Idzik for a second time on Wednesday, according to an ESPN report. Idzik won a Super Bowl with Tampa Bay as the assistant general manager before moving to the Cardinals, where he …
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  • GM Watch: Angelo Out of the Running? Jan 15, 2013
    According to CBS NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo is unlikely to be brought back for a second interview with the Jets. Jets doing 2nd interviews Tues. would expect guys like Omar Khan, Russ Ball, Scott Cohen to be …
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  • Interesting coaching dynamic for Mario Jan 15, 2013
    With the Bills announcing the addition of 10 assistants to the coaching staff Tuesday there’s an interesting coaching dynamic concerning DE Mario Williams. Anthony Weaver was hired as the team’s defensive line coach. Last year he was the Jets assistan
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  • BGA: The Expendables — Rookie Special Jan 15, 2013
    Every year, teams have to let some players go. Even though the Jets brought back Sione Po’uha, Bryan Thomas and Nick Folk, they chose not to bring everyone back. Since preseason, I’ve been keeping track of the progress on the guys who left so we could
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  • Rex Ryan Not In Room During Interviews For GM

    Woody Johnson said that Rex Ryan would be involved in the process to find the next general manager, but according to, Ryan has not been in the room during the first round of interviews, Conor Orr of the Newark Star-Ledger reports. Jets president…
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  • Should Jets Make a Play for Alex Smith? Jan 15, 2013
    Yesterday in the New York Post, Bart Hubbuch asked whether or not the Jets should look to Alex Smith as a potential answer in 2013 to their quarterback problems. But even without a replacement yet for fired general manager Mike Tannenbaum, league source…
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  • OC Watch: Ranking Up the Candidates Jan 15, 2013
    The Jets are facing a major crossroads this offseason.  Do they try to rehabilitate their shaken quarterback, or forge ahead with a new identity?  More often than not, if there’s a question as to whether or not a team’s quarterback is “the guy”
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  • Sunk Costs: Mark Sanchez and the Concorde Jan 15, 2013
    The Jets don't have a general manager, but they still have their quarterback, and that remains their biggest problem.
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  • Ranking team needs: New York Jets Jan 15, 2013
    The AFC East blog continues its series this week on ranking team needs. Next we have the inconsistent New York Jets, who finished 6-10 this season. No. 1 need: Quarterback Analysis: It's no secret the Jets are hamstrung at quarterback. New York must get…
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  • Video - Playing With Pain 07:43

    Playing With Pain

    Jan 15
    Jason Taylor describes the pains of playing in the NFL, including almost losing his leg.