Report: Redskins blocked Jets’ request to interview Haslett

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If the Redskins hadn’t decided to keep defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, he likely would have landed on his feet elsewhere.  In one of two different places.

According to Chris Russell of ESPN 980, Washington denied a request by the Jets to interview defensive coordinator Jim Haslett.  At least one other team also was interested in Haslett, but couldn’t get permission to talk to him.

Haslett presumably would have replaced Dennis Thurman as defensive coordinator in New York.  Rich Cimini of ESPN.com recently reported that Thurman is likely to return for 2013, which would be his second season as defensive coordinator.