Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 12/31/12
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Finishing the season was a formality, but big changes were inevitable.Following a dismal 6-10 campaign, the New York Jets were poised for a housecleaning that would involve coaching firings, front office shakups and player dealing. The tremors have already begun, with general manager Mike Tannenbaum the first to officially go. A day after the Jets lost to the lowly Buffalo Bills, Jets owner Woody Johnson released a statement Monday morning announcing Tannenbaum's dismissal."This morning, I informed Mike Tannenbaum that he will not return for the 2013 season," Johnson said. "Mike devoted 15 years of service to the Jets, and I want to thank him for his hard work and dedication."Although he helped guide us to two consecutive AFC Championship Games, we are not where we want to be, and a new General Manager will be critical to getting this team back on the right track."Poor team building in terms of chemistry, unnecessary hefty contracts and spotty drafting made Tannenbaum an obvious can...
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