Found January 11, 2012 on Shutdown Corner:
The New York Jets lose the scapegoat for their quarterback and the man blamed for the eighth worst offense in the NFL when late on Tuesday night they announced that offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer is not returning to the team. While no formal announcement has been made, the Jets are expected to unveil former Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano as their new coordinator. Sparano was fired from the Dolphins in the midst of a 6-10 season where his team, despite being destined to miss the playoffs for a third straight year, still played hard. The son of Marty Schottenheimer, the famed NFL coach and offensive mastermind, "Schotty" was with the Jets since 2006 and for the past three seasons, has drawn the ire of Jets fans for his play-calling. Head coach Rex Ryan stayed firm behind Schottenheimer during that time, even as quarterback Mark Sanchez's development flat-lined and perhaps regressed. Schottenheimer even became the face of the "Occupy Florham Park&...

Schottenheimer won't return to Jets (AP)

Brian Schottenheimer has told the New York Jets that he will not return next season after six years as the team's offensive coordinator. In a statement released by the team Tuesday night, Schottenheimer says he made the decision "after much thought and consideration." Schottenheimer, the son of former NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer, has been highly criticized for the Jets'...

Source: Jets told Schottenheimer to get another job or get out

And so Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer has resigned.  Yes, he has resigned. More accurately, he has “resigned.” Per a league source, Schottenheimer resigned after being told by the Jets to get another job, or get out.  With the Jaguars’ head-coaching job going to Mike Mularkey and no other team interested in Schottenheimer as a…

Brian Schottenheimer will not return to New York Jets

Brian Schottenheimer has informed the New York Jets that he will not return next season as the teams Offensive Coordinator. “After much thought and consideration, I have decided not to return to the New York Jets in 2012,” said Schottenheimer … [visit site to read more] Brian Schottenheimer will not return to New York Jets - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan...

Miami Dolphins: Tony Sparano lands on his feet

The NFL has its Rooney Rule, and it also the Retread Rule. Former Dolphins coach Tony Sparano, fired last month, has quickly resurfaced. He will reportedly be the nextoffensive coordinator for the New York Jets. Sparano replaces Brian Schottenheimer, who was fired. Sparano was 29-32 in three-plus seasons with the Dolphins. He made the playoffs his rookie season, but missed them...

Brian Schottenheimer resigns from Jets' staff

Brian Schottenheimer is off the hot seat and out the door.

Jets Hire Sparano As Offensive Coordinator

With Brian Schottenheimer out and quarterback Mark Sanchez coming off a disappointing season, the New York Jets looked to Tony Sparano to right the ship, hiring him as the team's offensive coordinator. “When we sat down with Tony, I knew that he was the right person at the right time for our offense,” said Head Coach Rex Ryan. “I’ve admired his work as a competitor...

Callahan leaving Jets for Cowboys

If Brian Schottenheimer takes a job somewhere else and isn't back as the Jets' offensive coordinator next season, don't look for Bill Callahan to slide into that position.

Jets officially name Sparano offensive coordinator

Just 12 hours after Brian Schottenheimer “resigned” from the Jets as offensive coordinator, New York just happens to have another guy ready to take the job. The team announced that Dolphins offensive coordinator Tony Sparano is officially the team’s new offensive coordinator. This was first reported by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen Tuesday night. It remains to…

Brian Schottenheimer out as Jets OC, Tony Sparano in

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Sparano gives Jets best Schott 

The Jets continued their overhaul of the offensive coaching staff on Wednesday by confirming that former Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano will replace Brian Schottenheimer as the new offensive coordinator.

Jets Won’t Retain WR Coach Henry Ellard or OLB Coach Jeff Weeks

While Brian Schottenheimer was the big name coach to be let go, the Jets have let go of some position coaches as well, per Brian Costello of the NY Post. Assistant head coach/offensive line coach Bill Callahan left the Jets to become the offensive line coach with the Cowboys, according to a source. Wide receivers coach Henry Ellard and outside linebackers coach Jeff Weeks were not...

Falcons offensive coordinator search to include Schottenheimer, Koetter

The Falcons said they will keep their coordinator search largely private, but names were bound to leak out to the media. NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports former Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, Jaguars offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, former Ravens coach Brian Billick, and Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements are all candidates for the job.…

TOJ Wild Card Weekend Reaction

A collection of thoughts from wild-card weekend, most importantly starting with…No more of this! Spare us! Between this commercial, the rumors of Brian Schottenheimer returning as the New York Jets offensive coordinator, and watching the Giants continue to win…aren’t we suffering enough right now? I know you miss our Jets in the playoffs America, I can tell because the 10...
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