Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 1/30/13
Mike Tannenbaum is quite fond of his successor... and his former team.Tannenbaum, who was relieved of his duties as the New York Jets' general manager following the team's dismal 2012 campaign, hit up Super Bowl Radio Row Tuesday during media day for the NFL's season finale. Not only did he say he was "excited" about the future of his former team, but he referred to himself as an "Idzik fan," via Conor Orr of the Newark Star-Ledger.John Idzik, of course, was recently named the Jets' new general manager."I’ve known John for a long time," Tannenbaum told ESPNNewYork.com. "He’s really smart. He’s really thorough. I’m sure he’s going to take the plans that were in place, tweak them and put his thoughts on it. I think the future for the team is really bright."The former Jets executive spent 16 seasons with the club, seven calling the shots as the GM. During that time, he made some really good moves -- namely drafting stud offensive linemen Nick Mangold and D'Brickashaw Ferguson in 2006 b...
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