Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 1/18/13
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It took a day longer than expected, but the New York Jets named their new general manager Friday. Former Seattle Seahawks vice president of football administration John Idzik will succeed Mike Tannenbaum to head the front office in Florham Park.“I am honored and extremely excited to be joining the New York Jets,” Idzik said Friday, via NewYorkJets.com. “... I am eager to get started building on the foundation that is already in place.”The Jets also found their new offensive coordinator in former Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, as first reported by Adam Caplan of PhiladelphiaEagles.com.While Idzik will be tackling his first head general manager task, he certainly has the credentials. Before spending the last six years in Seattle, Idzik served as the Arizona Cardinals' senior director of football operations for three years and was the assistant general manager for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers prior to that.Idzik somehow got the reputation of being a "cap" guy, ...
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