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Turn On The Jets:
Pats Lose But Jets Are Still A Mess
Jets fans loved seeing the Ravens knock the Patriots out. After five straight years of Super Bowl pain that began when the David Tyree Giants shocked the world, through the Jets AFC title game years to now, the Har-Bowl will be much easier to stomach than a Pats or Big Blue appearance would have again.
Keep this in mind though. Today the offices in Foxboro will begin work on 2013. On being one, two games better. The Jets cleanup won’t be nearly as simple. What a job this will be for new GM John Idzik. Cleaning up the rubble of a bombed out city. Enjoy the Pats exit idiot bleed green and white, but keep in perspective.
One Thing Is Certain
Matt Flynn, Matt Moore, heck even call Vinny Testaverde if you have to. Mark Sanchez cannot be brought back with the hopes that new coaches and a new system will undoubtedly cure his brittle mindset. If Sanchez can’t be traded there has to be a veteran fighting for the same job right next to him this summer. Anything less would be considered negligence by the fans.
On Second Thought
We have raised the notion of a rebuilding process that could include trading Darrelle Revis in order to receive a handful of picks and players. After watching CBs suffer in this postseason, we are no longer in love with the idea. We hope that Idzik and Co. Would agree. The rules are too soft nowadays to lose a great corner. Sign Revis, for the long term. Once he shows that his knee is healthy again. In closing, we can emphasize enough how much we are looking forward to the coming weeks and months. A time when this roster will take shape and finally work towards becoming more viable offensively. It’s about time.
Stay with TOJ all week, as we will be continuing our roster breakdown, NFL Draft Preview and begin breaking down the West Coast Offense and how the Jets current personnel fits with it.
BEST OF MAXIM
Was Tim Tebow forced on Jets owner Woody Johnson? A report says that's what he was telling GM candidates whom he interviewed.
The New York Jets season is over. They will presumably part ways with quarterback Tim Tebow.
With both of those statements in mind, you would think that the subject of their pairing would begin to die down.
Jets owner Woody Johnson does not answer to anyone.
He apparently felt the need to discuss Tebow with GM candidates when the team was looking for one.
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The New York Jets are expected to part ways with benchwarmer Tim Tebow next month — and that’s prompted a Big Apple blame game.ESPN New York reports that Jets owner Woody Johnson told former Broncos general manager Ted Sunquist — who interviewed for the Jets GM job — that Tebow was “forced on him.” Most observers thought Johnson was the one who pushed to sign Tebow in...
Rex Ryan and Woody Johnson have a number of options to replace Mark Sanchez who makes $8.25 million in 2013. There’s no guarantee for Sanchez to be the starter and new offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg must be looking at a number of replacements. The real problem for the Jets is the $20 million they are over the cap limit, per Brian Costello from the New York Post. While replacing...
It's been common knowledge since it happened. New York Jets owner Woody Johnson wanted Tim Tebow. “I think you can never have too much Tebow,” were Johnson's words last August. Now, he's saying it wasn't his idea, that the trade was 'forced' on him, he told a candidate for the Jets GM job, former Broncos GM Ted Sundquist.
The most confusing team in the NFL continues to be the New York Jets. The current saga of complete confusion began last year when the Jets traded for a backup quarterback, Tim Tebow. At the time, it seemed as if owner Woody Johnson was adamant about bringing in Tebow, but now, Johnson is saying Tebow was "forced" on him according to SI.com. Head coach Rex Ryan spent the...
WHAT A MESS
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan reportedly wrecked his Mustang after getting into a collision when he ran a red light last week.
Welcome to New York, new Jets general manager John Idzik. Your first job? Trade Tim Tebow for something more than peanuts. Your second job? Try to understand the circus that is the New York Jets.
While it's no secret that the Jets are interested in moving on from quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Tebow, what has been interesting this offseason is how they're trying to go about...
You’d be hard pressed to find another team in the NFL that is in as much current disarray than the New York Jets. The Jets have been dysfunctional for the last two seasons and the situation does not seem to be calming down anytime soon. Yesterday, news broke that Jets owner Woody Johnson told a general manager candidate that QB Tim Tebow was forced on him last season. Excuse me...
Mark Sanchez hasn’t been demoted from the Jets’ starting quarterback spot yet. But, oh, if he is….
With the Jets finally hiring a new general manager in John Idzik, speculation has begun about what the team will do at quarterback. Tim Tebow is all but certainly gone, and Greg McIlroy doesn’t look like the quarterback of the future. While the organization may once again roll...
The New York Jets will likely be looking to improve their depth at the quarterback position for next season. There’s no way Tim Tebow will be back and Greg McElory likely isn’t the long-term answer.
There’s a chance the Jets may want to look at signing Tarvaris Jackson in the offseason, since he’ll be a free agent.
In Seattle, New Jets GM John Idzik was a supporter of...
Matters appear to be getting particularly nasty in the impending divorce between Sale Johnson and Ahmad Rashad. Last week we shared the story that the two were getting divorced, and that Johnson didn’t like Rashad hanging out with Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods, whom she considered to be bad influences. The latest report says that Johnson is banning her soon-to-be ex-husband from...
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that quarterback Michael Vick has no interest in playing for the Jets next season.Fantasy Spin:The Jets could really use a QB and with the Eagles likely to cut him, Vick could be the best quarterback on the open market this offseason. GM John Idzik suggested that the Jets could go after Bills backup Tavaris Jackson if the team is unable to convince...
NEW COACHING MOVE ALLUDES TO 'WILDCAT' STAYING PUT -- AND, PERHAPS, EXPANDING IN 2013. If at first you don't succeed -- try, try again.The old phrase can be taken in two ways to describe the Jets signing of quarterbacks coach David Lee; 1. after losing out Lee to the Buffalo Bills last year, the Jets made sure to land Lee in their efforts to revamp their offensive unit...