The complaint seemed premature especially since the PFWA had not spoken to the organization at that point to hear their side of the story. “The PFWA is satisfied that the New York Jets are following the spirit of the rules in making their executives available on Tuesday,” PFWA Mark Gaughan said in a release that was forwarded to PFT. “We have been assured the league is looking into it,” PFWA President Mark Gaughan, who covers the Bills for the Buffalo News, told the Associated Press. After lodging a complaint only yesterday that the Jets did not make a team official or their head coach available to conduct a season ending press conference within a week of the season ending, the Pro Football Writers of America seems to be content with the current arrangement after speaking with the team. The Jets welcome attention when they want it, which is pretty much always . If the league won’t force them to comply with the rule , the NFL should impose a penalty so significant that no franchise will in the future choose silence and the relative parking ticket that goes along with it.
PFWA accepts Jets’ delayed compliance with media policy
The Jets won’t be cooperating with the league’s policy requiring the head coach to be made available to the media within one week after the last game of the season. The Professional Football Writers of America won’t be pushing the issue when it co