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Jets G.M. candidates included Randy Mueller, too

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It’s been difficult to keep track of the various candidates for the Jets G.M. job because, well, there are just too many of them.

There’s another one who previously had been unknown.

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that former Saints and Dolphins G.M. Randy Mueller was interviewed for the job.  He’s the third former General Manager to interview, with former Bears G.M. Jerry Angelo and former Broncos G.M. Ted Sundquist also being considered for the job.

Mueller has served as a Senior Executive with the Chargers since 2008.  He was considered for the Colts G.M. position in 2012.

Per Mehta, the Jets apparently will not be hiring Mueller, Angelo, or Sundquist.

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17 Responses to “Jets G.M. candidates included Randy Mueller, too”
  1. skleech22 says: Jan 17, 2013 11:33 PM

    Please Jets hire this qualified candidate! His ultimate trade of all time includes trading Wes Welker to the Pats for a mere 2nd round pick! This guy is a genius! This guy makes Jeff Ireland look like a a ballboy for the Bears!!

  2. thegreatgabbert says: Jan 17, 2013 11:48 PM

    Randy was tired about being overlooked for executive positions because he was 23 years old, so he decided to do something about it.

  3. firstroyal says: Jan 17, 2013 11:58 PM

    Oh boy, that would be fun to see

  4. jc327 says: Jan 18, 2013 12:09 AM

    Take him!

    Signed, Dolphins fan.

  5. mcjon22 says: Jan 18, 2013 12:18 AM

    Randy Mue..wohahahahahahahahahahahaha

    Miami Dolphins Fans

  6. dtlb58 says: Jan 18, 2013 12:21 AM

    Maybe Rex is just gonna wear two hats and be GM and coach? I would say ownership should be losing some sleep over the decision of keeping Rex as HC.

    Betcha they would have had a GM by now if they would have fired sexy Rexy and hired a GM first and let him pick the HC and then told him he has free reign picking his new QB also.

  7. usmutts says: Jan 18, 2013 12:36 AM

    And Harpo Marx, too

  8. patsack69 says: Jan 18, 2013 12:48 AM

    So who do they fire when Rex can’t get it done again?

  9. jetsfansince1968 says: Jan 18, 2013 12:54 AM

    Hiring a bean counter as opposed to a personnel/scout talent evaluator will cause the Jets continued long term mistakes

  10. osiris33 says: Jan 18, 2013 12:56 AM

    Best GM out there. It’s a joke he’s not working.

  11. chattanola says: Jan 18, 2013 1:20 AM

    During his time with the Saints, Randy Mueller did good work shuffling contracts around, making trades and drafting talent. Genius stuff with the cap. We had great confidence in him and I was sorry to see him go.

    Given the current mess the Jets have, he would be a desirable hire as GM but he’s going to demand say-so. Of course the tricky question is whether or not he’d fit in between Johnson and Ryan.

    I think Mueller taking the job would signal that some sanity is returning to the organization.

  12. arrghmakeitstop says: Jan 18, 2013 3:36 AM

    Matt Millen, prepare for your second chance.

  13. yertman says: Jan 18, 2013 8:35 AM

    Matt Millen is still out there.

  14. rj2013 says: Jan 18, 2013 8:52 AM

    The gift that keeps giving!

  15. harry1941 says: Jan 18, 2013 9:36 AM

    I hope the owner Johnson is smart enough to hire him. Silly Mia. never use Wes Welker as wide-receiver.He was always used a kickreturner. If Randy Mueller was the Jets’s GM six years ago or more we would still have Woodhead. He would have taken Wes Welker away from Mia.

    Is Don Shula too old for the Job. This guy knows how to pick great players. He’s always been in the playoffs.

  16. uncletuna says: Jan 18, 2013 10:24 AM

    Why do the same deadbeats keep getting these opportunities?!?

  17. randomperson32 says: Jan 18, 2013 4:00 PM

    Feel free to hire this man, Jets. He is a wonderful GM.

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