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Sam Darnold “super pumped” about Adam Gase’s arrival

The Jets have settled on Adam Gase as their new head coach and one of Gase’s top priorities is going to be the development of quarterback Sam Darnold heading into his second season. Gase will not have to worry about Darnold being unenthused about the prospect of working together. Darnold told Manish Mehta of the [more]

Report: Cardinals interviewing Vance Joseph for defensive coordinator

Former Broncos head coach Vance Joseph interviewed for the Bengals head coaching job and he’s been mentioned as a candidate to be the defensive coordinator with the Jets, but his job prospects apparently extend beyond those two positions. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Joseph is interviewing with the Cardinals to be the defensive [more]

Gregg Williams a coordinator option for Jets

Gregg Williams will be going through his mail looking for his next employer, and it appears a letter has come in from New York. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the former Browns interim coach is a consideration to be defensive coordinator for the Jets. Williams did a creditable job filling in for the Browns [more]

Report: Offensive coordinator choice was issue for Matt Rhule with Jets

Shortly before word broke that Adam Gase will be the new head coach of the Jets, there were multiple reports that Matt Rhule would remain the head coach at Baylor. The two developments were not unrelated. The Jets interviewed Rhule and the reports of his return were accompanied by a report that talks about him [more]

Mike McCarthy says it was Jets or bust, will be ready to go next year

Even with two NFL head coaching vacancies still unfilled, former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy will not be coaching in the NFL in 2019. McCarthy confirmed to Rob Demovsky of that the New York Jets job was the only one that interested him this cycle. With Adam Gase being named as the [more]

Dowell Loggains expected to follow Adam Gase

Dowell Loggains is expected to join Adam Gase in New York as the Jets’ main offensive assistant, Jeff Darlington of ESPN reports. Loggains served as Gase’s offensive coordinator in Miami in 2018. Loggains also had that role with the Titans (2012-13) and Bears (2016-17). Former Broncos head coach Vance Joseph could join Gase as the [more]

Music stops for Mike McCarthy

With former Packers coach Mike McCarthy going all in for the Jets job and with the Jets going all in for Adam Gase, McCarthy is officially SOL for 2019. The good news is that the Packers will pay him to not work, until his contract expires. It’s expected that he’ll land a gig in broadcasting, [more]

Jets land Adam Gase

The cross-pollination of the AFC East continues. The same division that saw Bill Belichick jump from the Jets to the Patriots and Rex Ryan bounce from the Jets to the Bills now has another head coach staying in the quartet of rivals. ESPN reports that the Jets will hire Adam Gase as the franchise’s next [more]

Report: Matt Rhule staying at Baylor

Baylor coach Matt Rhule won’t be the Jets’ next head coach. Rhule sent a text message to his staff “indicating” he’s staying at Baylor, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Not long before Rapoport’s tweet, Jessica Morrey of KCEN in Waco asked Rhule whether he was leaving. “I’m still in Waco,” Rhule told her. Rhule, [more]

Chris Herndon pleads guilty to settle DUI case

Jets tight end Chris Herndon was arrested for driving under the influence last June and he settled the case in a New Jersey court on Wednesday. TMZ reports that Herndon pleaded guilty to an undisclosed charge. Herndon’s driver’s license has been revoked for 90 days, he was fined and he has been sentenced to a [more]

Report: Mike McCarthy only pursuing Jets coaching vacancy

Even though five NFL teams are still seeking replacements for their head coaching positions, former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is only interested in one opening. The J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets, Jets. According to Adam Schefter of, McCarthy doesn’t want to be considered for any head coaching opening outside of the New York [more]

Would Steelers trade Mike Tomlin, promote Mike Munchak?

Appearing on local radio stations helps give me a good sense of what’s being said about the home team in its own town. On Monday, a visit with Andrew Fillipponi of 93.7 the Fan in Pittsburgh caused me to do a spit take. During the segment, Fillipponi suggested this idea for the Steelers: Trade Mike [more]

Baylor AD: Matt Rhule has drawn NFL interest

Baylor coach Matt Rhule quietly has drawn NFL interest. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Rhule interviewed with the Jets, and Baylor Athletic Director Mack Rhoades confirmed more than one team has interest in Rhule. “He has been open with me, and yes, he has been approached by NFL teams, and he’s had [more]

Jets complete interview with Todd Monken

The Jets have completed their interview with Todd Monken on Tuesday. Monken has served as the Buccaneers’ offensive coordinator for three seasons, with Tampa Bay ranking third in total offense, including first in passing, this season. Monken, 52, was the head coach at Southern Miss for three seasons. He has spent the majority of his [more]

Report: Kliff Kingsbury finalizing deal with Cardinals

It looks like the Cardinals have settled on their next head coach. Peter Schrager of FOX Sports reports that the Cardinals are finalizing a deal with Kliff Kingsbury. Arizona’s interest in Kingsbury was reported last week, but initial indications were that Kingsbury would be blocked from interviewing by USC after accepting an offer to be [more]

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