The Jets search for a new general manager continues, and if you’ve struggled to keep up with everything that’s going on, just know you’re not alone. But before we get into the latest on the GM front, there are two other interesting developments worth noting.
- Despite not having hired a new general manager, the Jets have already begun the process of targeting candidates for the offensive coordinator job. Names include Cam Cameron, Marty Mornhinweg, Hue Jackson and Pep Hamilton. According to CBS Sports, Cameron is considered the early “favorite.”
- In addition to interviewing several potential offensive coordinators, the Jets are also reportely targeting David Lee to replace the recently fired Matt Cavanaugh as quarterback’s coach. You might remember David Lee as the dude in Miami that introduced the Wildcat to the NFL. Between this development and Rex Ryan’s mention of the word “pistol” in relation to his plans for the team’s 2013 offense, one can only assume they have plans to continue with some Wildcat-option fun.
It’s curious that Woody Johnson and what remains of the Jets front office are working to target coordinators and coaches when they haven’t even hired a general manager yet, though the GM search doesn’t appear any closer to a resolution that it did a week ago. The team has interviewed at least 10 candidates for the opening, including Tom Gamble, Marc Ross, Jerry Angelo and Scott Cohen, and more candidates are being added with each passing day. » Continue reading “Jets Search for a New General Manager Continues”