This is the January 18, 2013 news archive. View today's Jets rumors and news.
As he did last year, NFL Hall of Famer and New York Jets legend Joe Namath will join Yahoo! Sports and the Shutdown Corner Blog for commentary and analysis. Make sure you like the Official Joe Namath page on Facebook. And with playoff news always breaki…
Scott Underwent SurgeryUpdated Jan 18 Share TweetBart Scott underwent surgery earlier today after battling with a toe injury that hampered him for the majority of the season. Scott was in recovery by late afternoon and was upbeat. His future with the team is cloudy as the Jets will undoubtedly look to…Share TweetRex Ryan's power base with the Jets, which these days falls a bit short of being Woody Johnson's co-owner, just got a little stronger with the hiring Friday of John Idzik as general manager.
Jets will run West Coast offense in 2013Updated Jan 18 Share TweetThere will be two teams running a West Coast offense in the AFC East in 2013. Last season, the Miami Dolphins made the switch with mixed results under first-year head coach Joe Philbin and offensive coordinator Mike Sherman. This season, the Jets are se…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetApparently, the days of ground-and-pound in New York are over, and the speculation about another controversial quarterback has already begun. According to multiple reports, the Jets are going to hire former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg …Share TweetThe Jets’ search for a new offensive coordinator continues today as Pat Shurmur is reportedly interviewing for the position. Rich Cimini has also reported that the Jets interviewed Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi, the grandson of Vince Lombardi,Share TweetLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have hired Matt Cavanaugh as their quarterbacks coach and Skip Peete as their running backs coach.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetUh oh, looks like Pep Hamilton is getting courted by another team than just the Jets according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Pep Hamilton, who is Stanford's "Andrew Luck Director of Offense," is a leading candidate to become Luck's new OC for Colts- ChriShare TweetWorking across the country from his more celebrated brother, John Harbaugh has made the Ravens one of the most consistent winners in the NFL, writes Peter King.Source: CNNSI.com
Focusing on the Coaching SearchUpdated Jan 18 Share TweetAs was written about a few days ago there’s been a host of coaches (nine at last count) who have parted ways in some capacity with the Jets. The Jets have made it clear that they would hire their GM first before announcing a rash of coaching moves.
Kerry J. Byrne: Changes on offense fueling Ravens, Niners in playoffsJan 18The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers each made major and even controversial decisions on offense this year.
Chadiha: Progress for minority coaches stallsJan 18The Rooney Rule helped, but the NFL needs another push on hiring minority coaches.
Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' HarbaughJan 18ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…Jan 18The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…