Posted January 19, 2013 on nyj.scout.com
PLAYERS: Woody Johnson
TEAMS: New York Jets
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New York Jets owner Woody Johnson promised wholesale changes this offseason and so far he has delivered. With new faces in the front office, coaching staff and the NFL draft looming, Gang Green's complete makeover is already underway.
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