Badlands, Episode 2 – Half Measures F/ Mike Tanier

Episode 2 of Badlands: Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers are joined by Mike Tanier of the Bleacher Report to discuss the New York Jets history of half measure decisions, lack of self scouting and how their management structure compares to the rest of the NFL


From forcing a newly hired GM to work with Rex Ryan to forcing a newly hired HC to work with Mike Maccagnan, the Jets have developed a habit of setting up arranged marriages and half measures when they want to make changes. They also have an unusual reporting structure where both the GM and HC report directly to the owner, regularly creating competing agendas. How has this arrangement impacted the team’s performance, self scouting and decision making? Joe and Connor are joined by Mike Tanier of the Bleacher Report to dive in further…


Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports