Todd Monken next up on Jets interview list

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The Jets will continue their head coaching search on Tuesday by meeting with Todd Monken about the vacancy they created by firing Todd Bowles at the end of the 2018 season.

Monken just wrapped up his third year as the Buccaneers’ offensive coordinator under Dirk Koetter, who was fired as the head coach in Tampa around the same time the Jets dispatched Bowles. Monken had been the head coach at Southern Miss for three years before joining the Bucs.

Monken has also interviewed with the Bengals and Packers this month and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that he was a “strong candidate” for the Packers before they opted to hire Matt LaFleur on Monday.

The Jets interviewed former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell and former Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury on Monday. Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, Cowboys defensive backs coach/passing game coordinator Kris Richard, former Dolphins coach Adam Gase and former Packers head coach Mike McCarthy have also interviewed with the team.

11 responses to “Todd Monken next up on Jets interview list

  1. I heard that every interview with the Jets comes with a free bowl of room temperature potato salad.

  2. He is a interesting candidate if we don’t get McCarthy. I’m jot really crazy about any of these guys of course the jets luck you need a head coach when their are no good ones ur sold on. God I hope they get this right. Just sign McCarthy and let’s end this coaching search

  3. @jets2469 – You want to sign the guy who only went to one super bowl with one of the greatest QBs of our generation in his prime? and has even less personality and passion than todd Bowles?

  4. Yes I want too sign the guy that has won and helped develope Rodgers. Jets need someone who has been their done that they don’t need a first time guy again. Time too bring a winning culture too this team

  5. jr325 says:
    January 8, 2019 at 11:42 am

    @jets2469 – You want to sign the guy who only went to one super bowl with one of the greatest QBs of our generation in his prime?

    >>>>What is it about “TEAM” sport that some people just can’t comprehend?

  6. I’ve lost count of how many interviews this has been. Plus they wanted to interview Kingsbury, as well. Most teams have a “short list” while the Jets seem to be trying to interview every single person on the planet.

  7. Steve Cunningham says:
    January 8, 2019 at 12:07 pm
    jr325 says:
    January 8, 2019 at 11:42 am

    @jets2469 – You want to sign the guy who only went to one super bowl with one of the greatest QBs of our generation in his prime?

    >>>>What is it about “TEAM” sport that some people just can’t comprehend?

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    yes you made my point stronger – the Packers had some solid all around teams for a couple of years coupled with a great QB and still McCarthy could only get them to reach the SB once….. And anyone who really knows Sports knows that the QB is the single most important position in any TEAM sport… Just look around at the disparity between teams with bad QBs and teams with good QBs despite the talent around them. Good QBs make mediocre players look good… and Bad QBs make great players look bad… its the nature of the sport.

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