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Woody Johnson is back with the Jets

Woody Johnson’s term as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom came to an end last week and he’s now back to his role as the principal owner of the Jets. Johnson’s brother Christopher ran the Jets during Johnson’s time abroad and Johnson offered thanks for that work in a tweet he sent out [more]

Jets retaining Brant Boyer as special teams coordinator

Robert Saleh’s first Jets coaching staff is continuing to take shape. Saleh will retain Brant Boyer as special teams coordinator, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL media. Boyer has been with New York since 2016, when Todd Bowles was the team’s head coach. Boyer has now survived two regime changes with the organization after Adam [more]

Report: Lions interview John Morton for offensive coordinator

The Lions have interviewed Raiders senior offensive assistant John Morton for their offensive coordinator position, Vinny Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. The Lions hired Dan Campbell as head coach earlier this week. They also have shown interest in Steelers receivers coach Ike Hilliard, former Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn and Bills quarterbacks coach [more]

Report: Deshaun Watson prefers Jets over Dolphins

It’s been suggested that Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson wants to play for the Dolphins. Reportedly, there’s another team in the AFC East even higher on his lift. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that Watson’s No. 1 choice is the Jets. “Watson this week told people the Jets are his top preference among the [more]

It’s time to ditch the coat-and-tie coach press conferences

It’s business suit season in the NFL. It shouldn’t be. When coaches are hired to run NFL teams, they show up for their introductory press conferences in suits. That’s the way it is, because that’s the way it’s always been. But why does it have to keep being that way? Coaches don’t wear suits on [more]

Robert Saleh: I want players to know I’ll help them get paid as much as possible

During his time as defensive coordinator of the 49ers, Robert Saleh was known as a coach who was popular with his players. Now that he’s head coach of the Jets, Saleh may be even more popular when his players hear what one of his top priorities is. Saleh said he considers helping players earn big [more]

Woody Johnson on his way back to U.S., Jets

The Jets introduced a new head coach on Thursday and Robert Saleh will be introduced to the owner of the team in the near future. Jets CEO Christopher Johnson said at Saleh’s introductory press conference that his brother Woody was on a plane returning to the United States as he spoke. Johnson spent the last [more]

Robert Saleh won’t call defensive plays with the Jets

Robert Saleh was the fiery defensive coordinator of the 49ers sideline for years, calling effective plays that helped the unit reach Super Bowl LIV last year. He’ll probably still be fiery as he roams the sidelines as the Jets head coach in 2021. But he won’t be calling defensive plays any longer, passing those duties [more]

Jets announce several assistants on Robert Saleh’s first coaching staff

While Jets head coach Robert Saleh held his introductory press conference on Thursday, the team was announcing the names of several members of his coaching staff. It is highlighted by offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur and defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich. LaFleur comes with Saleh from the 49ers while Ulbrich finished last season as the Falcons defensive [more]

Robert Saleh: There’s a reason why Sam Darnold was the No. 3 pick in the draft

When the Jets looked like they’d go winless in 2020, it seemed obvious they’d move on from quarterback Sam Darnold to draft Trevor Lawrence. But now that the Jaguars are selecting at No. 1 and the Jets are No. 2, the decision on Darnold doesn’t seem quite so easy. In Robert Saleh’s introductory press conference [more]

Which teams would, should, could be interested in Deshaun Watson?

When attempting to list the teams that should or would or could be interested in Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, it’s arguably easier to list the teams that shouldn’t or wouldn’t or couldn’t be. On today’s PFT Live, Chris Simms and I tried to do both. The end result was a lengthy discussion that came up [more]

Would Deshaun Watson play for the Jets?

When trying to list the teams that should be interested in Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, it becomes easier to list the teams that shouldn’t be: Bills, Ravens, Chiefs, Packers, Seahawks, Chargers, Bengals. The Jets should be interested. The New York Post recently suggested that possibility, with a back page blaring “WATEVER IT TAKES.” Watson’s official Instagram [more]

Jets announce hiring of Robert Saleh as head coach

It’s officially official: Robert Saleh is the head coach of the New York Jets. While the team announced it had reached an agreement in principle with Saleh on Jan. 14, Saleh has now signed his contract to formalize his standing with the organization as its 20th head coach. “After a thorough process and meeting with [more]

Taylor Embree, Miles Austin to join Jets coaching staff

Robert Saleh continues to fill out his staff in his first days as head coach of the Jets. According to Peter Schrager of NFL Network, Saleh is hiring Taylor Embree to be New York’s running backs coach and Miles Austin to be the team’s wide receivers coach. Embree played his college ball at UCLA before [more]

Rod Graves: Disparity in opportunities for Black coaches is “mind-boggling”

As the 2021 coach and G.M. hiring cycle continues, the man who runs the Fritz Pollard Alliance has expressed his disappointment regarding the opportunities given to Black coaches and executives. “Thus far, the NFL hiring cycle of 2021 has not changed the rate of hires for Blacks as Head Coaches and primary football executives,” Fritz [more]

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