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Brooklyn Nets: Billy King Has Gotten Free Pass

General Managers typically get roasted in New York. People like Mike Tannenbaum, Jerry Reese, Sandy Alderson, James Dolan, and more recently Brian Cashman, always seem under fire. But one guy that has seemingly gotten a free pass is Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King. There have been numerous moves that King’s made that have backfired tremendously. It started when King was doing anything...
Via Standing O Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets – A Reasonable Basis For Optimism

The approach of General Manager John Idzik has become the most recent divisive issue among New York Jets fans. Like any other fanbase, there is always going to be a player, coach, front office member or other issue that is going to be a primary point of contention. Towards the end of the regular season, it was the validity of keeping Rex Ryan as the head coach. Throughout the year...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Patience Jets Fans: Why You Can’t Grade John Idzik Yet

You are a New York Jets fan, and you have been for some time. Youare  used to seeing the team suffer heartbreak. Then, Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum came to Florham Park and changed expectations. For once, it was expected that the Jets, behind an “ancient” philosophy of playing great defense and being able to run the ball, would compete for a Super Bowl…coming one win away...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Trading for Tim Tebow was a mistake, former Jets GM Tannenbaum says

It’s always interesting when a former NFL executive either jumps or is pushed from his former position and lands in the media. Some will honestly explain the mistakes that led to their demise, while others will gild the lily and claim that they were unfairly jettisoned. Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum helped build a team that went to two straight AFC Championship...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Trading For Tim Tebow A Mistake By The Jets?

Former general manager of the New York Jets Mike Tannenbaum believes acquiring Tim Tebow was a huge mistake. Tannenbaum had been with the Jets since 1997, becoming the general manager in 2006, until he was fired in 2012 after a 6-10 season.  He discussed on Wednesday some of the mistakes he considered were factors that didn’t take the team to the upmost potential.  He went on...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow Trade Was A Mistake, Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum Says

Mike Tannembaum‘s tenure as general manager as general manager of the New York Jets ended unceremoniously. After reaching consecutive AFC Championship Games in 2009 and 2010, the Jets dropped off sharply, posting records of 8-8 and 6-10 before Tannenbaum was fired after the 2012 season. The former exec was a guest on The DA Show on CBS Sports Radio earlier this week, and he addressed...
Via NESN.com
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tannenbaum: Trading for Tim Tebow was a mistake

    Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum was a guest on The Damon Amendolara Show and admitted that trading for Tim Tebow was a mistake. “I think some of the mistakes made were from the bottom end of our roster up,” Tannenbaum said. . “So when you lose guys like Jim Leonhard or Danny Woodhead or Jerricho Cotchery, it affects...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Jets GM admits Tebow trade a mistake

Spending 15 years with the same organization is an accomplishment for any executive in the NFL  today, and Mike Tannenbaum, who was promoted to general manager in 2006 with the New York Jets, has much to reflect on. Tannenbaum, who was relieved of his duties after the 2012 season, recently appeared on CBS sports radio and discussed some of the mistakes that were made during his...
Via Down and Distance
January 16, 2014  |  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

Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum: Trading for Tim Tebow was mistake

Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannebaum was fired by the team following the 2012 season after the Jets finished the year 6-10. Tannenbaum, who had been with the team since 1997 and had served as the Jets general manager since 2006, talked on Wednesday about some of the mistakes he made in New York -- and he said one of those mistakes was Tim Tebow. "Obviously we...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tannenbaum keeps eye on Jets

Mike Tannenbaum doesn't spend his days inside the Jets' training facility anymore. That doesn't mean he doesn't intently follow the most polarizing team in the league. The Jets are off to notable 3-2 start, as the man who held the position of general manager for seven seasons travels another career path. Tannenbaum represents coaches, front office personnel and...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Demario Davis ready for starting role

Even though former general manager Mike Tannenbaum technically drafted Demario Davis, he's still a part of the new guard.For years, the Jets packed their roster with personnel who loved to boast and brag, starting at the top with head coach Rex Ryan.But now, even Ryan's braggadocio is wearing thin. Santonio Holmes is going quietly about his rehab and Antonio Cromartie, who...
Via Jets Insider.com
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

TOJ Podcast Episode 9 – Former New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum

Check out episode 9 of the Turn On The Jets Podcast featuring former New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum. We discussed a wide range of topics from Mark Sanchez’s contract, to the late round pick he was most proud of, and the logic behind the Stephen Hill and Demario Davis draft picks. Mike also talked about the Darrelle Revis trade and the potential of Muhammad Wilkerson and Quinton...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

AP source: 2 in Jets' front office won't return

John Idzik is shaking up the New York Jets' front office. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday that neither assistant general manager Scott Cohen nor director of football administration Ari Nissim will have their contracts renewed. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the moves. Both...
Via AP on Fox
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Tannenbaum Draft Picks Who Could Miss Final 53

New York Jets GM John Idzik hasn’t hesitated to put his imprint on the team. Part of that process will continue this summer when recent personnel decisions have the potential to knock a few of Mike Tannenbaum’s recent draft picks off the final 53 man roster. Who should be concerned? Mark Sanchez – 2009 – 1st Round Pick - Yes, Sanchez. We mentioned after the draft the potential...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Positive Early Returns On Idzik

The New York Jets went through an exhaustive process to find their new General Manager after firing Mike Tannenbaum. John Idzik wasn’t a flashy name and he didn’t captivate the New York media with an opening press conference filled with witty, quotable remarks. Yet, just about every decision he has made since then has given reason for optimism. Idzik didn’t walk into a desirable...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum is now an agent

CHICAGO  —Upon his exit from the New York Jets, general manager Mike Tannenbaum was pegged as the lynchpin for all of that team’s failures. In his new position, he will represent those who tend to suffer similar fates. Please click here to read this story. The post Ex-New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum is now an agent appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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

Former Jets GM to work as 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

Secret Agent Tan: Former Jets GM's career move

Awful headline aside, Mike Tannenbaum is switching careers.The New York Jets' former general manager, who was fired after the 2012 season and has been working for NFL Network since, recently joined the Chicago-based sports agency Priority Sports & Entertainment, where he will serve as President of the company's new Coaches, Front Office & Broadcasters Division.According...
Via AFC East Daily
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

Tannenbaum: Jets should get for Revis what Vikings got for Harvin

According to former Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum, the Jets could receiver a similar package for Darrelle Revis to what the Vikings received for Percy Harvin (Credit: AP Photo) Yesterday, the Minnesota Vikings completed a trade with the Seattle Seahawks that sent wide receiver Percy Harvin to Seattle in exchange for their 2013 first-round draft pick, 2013 seventh-round draft...
Via Down and Distance
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum Thought Process

The post Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum Thought Process appeared first on THEHUSKER.COM.
Via The Husker
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum Says Tim Tebow Will Succeed Or Die Trying

At this point we have figured out that former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum is to blame for the Jets mess, and most importantly for bring Tim Tebow to the big apple. Tannenbaum has been appearing on different networks left and right, to let people know what mistakes were made and what his future consist of. Tannenbaum of course was asked about Tebow, and what his...
Via Thacover2
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum Says Tebow Will Succeed Or Die Trying

At this point we have figured out that former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum is to blame for the Jets mess, and most importantly for bring Tim Tebow to the big apple. Tannenbaum has been appearing on different networks left and right, to let people know what mistakes were made and what his future consist of. Tannenbaum of course was asked about Tebow, and what his...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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