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Tannenbaum’s presence makes Priority Sports an intriguing option for Geno Smith

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Many league insiders believe it’s a foregone conclusion that new Jets quarterback Geno Smith will hire Priority Sports as his new agency for NFL representation.  And one of Priority’s most recent hires was former Jets G.M. Mike Tannenbaum.

While Tannenbaum plans to focus his efforts on the representation of coaches, his long-time ties to the Jets add a layer of intrigue to the possible representation of Smith by the firm with which Tannenbaum works.

Of course, that could be good intrigue or not-so-good intrigue, depending upon the depth to which the New York media since its teeth into the various possible angles and story lines flowing from the unexpected connection between the man deemed ultimately responsible for the franchise’s current mess and the man who will be counted upon to help turn the team around.

The connection arguably has little or no relevance to Smith’s career with the Jets.  But the inevitable disconnect between reality and perception could result in the unlikely alliance taking on a life of its own, even if Tannenbaum never has any direct or indirect role in the representation of Smith.

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14 Responses to “Tannenbaum’s presence makes Priority Sports an intriguing option for Geno Smith”
  1. andybutters says: May 10, 2013 10:38 PM

    Bo Jackson?

  2. slashrageblog says: May 10, 2013 10:50 PM

    Hmm, the Jets seem like a mess already. And it’s May.

  3. nomoreseasontix says: May 10, 2013 11:21 PM

    Maybe we can dig just a little deeper to find any trace of intrigue involving the Jets.
    Maybe the locker room attendant was once Rex Ryan’s paper boy. He had a habit of tossing his paper in the bushes.
    Who knows how that will play in the media?

  4. threatlevelbob says: May 10, 2013 11:27 PM

    Tannenbaum got Sanchez a ridiculous contract, so sure, why not?

  5. jetsclaps says: May 10, 2013 11:46 PM

    If anyone can find a news story in this article please let me know.

  6. mrzazz41387 says: May 11, 2013 12:32 AM

    So basically you are saying this connection means nothing and isn’t worth the time of anyone except for people that want to twist anything into drama. I hope you notice the humor in that. I guess if anyone is going to twist nothing into drama, you can say you were the 1st, while also ridiculing anyone else that does it.

  7. larrydavid7000 says: May 11, 2013 2:34 AM

    O that would be a great combination. A loser looking after another loser. To good to be true and so deserving of each other.

  8. gpete1962 says: May 11, 2013 2:36 AM

    Tannenbaum got Sanchez a ridiculous contract, so sure, why not?
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    The only problem is that Tannen-bomb has got to a Dumber GM than himself to make that kind of deal!!

  9. raqaiw says: May 11, 2013 6:17 AM

    Of course, that could be good intrigue or not-so-good intrigue, depending upon the depth to which the New York media since its teeth into the various possible angles and story lines flowing from the…

    “Since it’s teeth?”
    Sinks maybe?

  10. ampats says: May 11, 2013 8:27 AM

    Tannenbaum is in for the surprise of his life when he finds out that other NFL teams do not give mediocre players guaranteed contracts.

  11. nyneal says: May 11, 2013 9:16 AM

    The Jets are a joke, and will be as long as their stupid owner and blowhard coach Rex Ryan are still there.
    They should change their name to the Jesters.
    As for Sanchez, the best thing he could hope for is that he gets cut and some other team picks him up as a backup QB.
    Signing Tim Tebow and giving Sanchez a huge extension were the dumbest moves I’ve ever seen any team do.
    And Tebow is by far the most over-hyped, least talented QB I’ve ever seen. Want proof? He couldn’t beat out Sanchez, who absolutely stunk last year.
    Hey Jets — Favre is still available. Even at his age, he’d be far better than any QB you have on your roster. So sign him again and Rex can tell us again how he’s going to win the Super Bowl.
    Ryan is the best standup comic in the business, when he’s not sucking his wife’s toes or kissing Woody Johnson’s butt.

  12. mrzazz41387 says: May 11, 2013 10:15 AM

    So basically you are saying this connection means nothing and isn’t worth the time of anyone except for people that want to twist anything into drama. I hope you notice the humor in that. I guess if anyone is going to twist nothing into drama, you can say you were the 1st, while also ridiculing anyone else that does it.

  13. The Prophet says: May 11, 2013 10:19 AM

    Whatever you do Geno, just don’t sign with Jay-Z just because you listened to his music when you were in grade school …

  14. roymunson1 says: May 11, 2013 11:13 AM

    I had these type of connections in my bowling career and they really helped me stay on TOP!

    Roy Munson

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