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MIKE TANNENBAUM RUMORS

Michael Vick to have Tebow-like role in Jets' offense?

Mike Tannenbaum expects a role for Michael Vick in the New York Jets' offense this season -- whether Vick starts a game or not. Tannenbaum, who served as the Jets' general manager from 2006-2012, believes Rex Ryan is drawn to the type of athleticism Vick brings to the quarterback position. "I think the Vick signing makes sense on a couple other levels. One, Michael...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Jets GM states obvious, says Tim Tebow trade was a mistake

The understatement of the day award goes to ... Mike Tannenbaum. Appearing on CBS Sports Radio Thursday, the former Jets general manager said that trading for Tim Tebow was one of the biggest blunders he made during his tenure. “Obviously we made a couple mistakes – trading for Tim Tebow most notably. But I would say beyond that, but we (could have done a better job with...
Via Helmet2Helmet
January 16, 2014  |  49 Comments

Tannenbaum to be agent for coaches

Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum has been hired as president of Priority Sports & Entertainment to represent professional and college coaches in basketball and football. Tannenbaum, fired by the Jets in January after seven seasons as the team's GM, will oversee all contract negotiations and representation for coaches in the agency's newly formed coaches...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Tannenbaum goes from being an NFL GM to a sports agent

Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum has decided to change careers and become a sports agent. Tannenbaum has been hired by Priority Sports to represent coaches and sports broadcasters, according to Forbes. Tannenbaum has been named President of the agency’s brand new Coaches, Front Office & Broadcasters Division, and will oversee all contract negotiation and...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Tannenbaum will be fired

According to CBS Sports via ESPN.com, New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum will be fired on Monday. Citing a league source, the report says Tannenbaum will be fired as soon as Monday and the Jets will enlist an executive search firm for a replacement. A Jets spokesperson declined to comment on the report. Coach Rex Ryan is scheduled to conduct a press conference at 4:45...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: Tannenbaum Finished As Jets GM

Tony Pauline of  SI.com and Publisher of our sister site DraftInsider.net has confided to JetsInsider.com that his sources have informed him that Mike Tannenbaum will be re-assigned within the Jets organization as early as Monday.The source was not clear what Tannenbaum's new role within the organization will be at this time.The team will then immediately commence their search...
Via Jets Insider.com
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Jets will likely fire Mike Tannenbaum on Monday

According to Lisa Zimmerman of CBS Sports, New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum will likely be fired on Monday. As first reported on Sunday, according to a league source, Tannenbaum will be relieved of his duties as team owner Woody Johnson searches for a replacement. One potential scenario is that Tannenbaum will be reassigned to another role within the organization. There’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets GM Tannenbaum knows pressure's on him, team

Mike Tannenbaum often stays awake in the middle of the night as his mind races. As the New York Jets' general manager, there's always plenty to think about - especially when the pressure's on to put together the team that finally returns the franchise to the Super Bowl. Tannenbaum has become a common target of impatient Jets fans, wondering when - or if - he will address...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Is Mike Tannenbaum Asleep At The Wheel?

It has become a weekly topic here at Turn On The Jets to question the New York Jets depth on the offensive side of the football.  In general, Mike Tannenbaum has done more good than bad since becoming the team’s general manager. The extent he is criticized by outlets like Pro Football Talk and Mike Lombardi on NFL.com is overdone and out of touch with reality. Regardless, facing...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 14, 2012  |  3 Comments

Weekend Wrap-Up: Rex & Tannenbaum Speak

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jets head coach Rex Ryan and general manager Mike Tannenbaum were at MetLife Stadium on Saturday supporting owner Woody Johnson's foundation Alliance for Lupus Research.The coach and general manager caught up with members of the New York media prior to the start of the event, where sponsored teams represent those fighting Lupus on a 15K walk around the...
Via Jets Insider.com
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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