New York Jets Five Difficult Decisions: Running Backs Edition

David Aitken on the decisions the New York Jets are facing at the running back position this off-season

The fourth edition of Five Difficult Decisions looks at the running backs, a position group that may look drastically different to last year. With resources likely to be focused elsewhere, New York Jets GM Mike Maccagnan may have to get creative. 

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New York Jets Five Difficult Decisions: Muhammad Wilkerson Edition

David Aitken looks at how the New York Jets could handle Muhammad Wilkerson’s contract situation this off-season

The third edition of Five Difficult Decisions looks at the most polarizing question of all – should the New York Jets trade Muhammad Wilkerson? The answer may be a little more complicated than simply keeping the team’s best player…

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New York Jets: Burning Free Agency Questions

Mike Donnelly breaks down the burning questions as the new York Jets enter 2015 NFL free agency

It is a new era in Jets football as new General Manager Mike Maccagnan and Head Coach Todd Bowles look to turn this franchise around on-and-off the field. The fireworks started today with the trade to get Brandon Marshall, the expected release of Percy Harvin and re-signing of David Harris. Let’s get into the other burning questions… Continue reading “New York Jets: Burning Free Agency Questions”

New York Jets GM Mike Maccagnan: Draft History Deep Dive

Joe Caporoso takes a closer look at Mike Maccagnan’s time in Houston as the Director and Assistant Director of College Scouting

It is difficult to evaluate Mike Maccagnan’s body of work prior to being hired as the New York Jets General Manager. We know he spent a decade as a scout, got promoted to Assistant Director of College Scouting in 2010 and then moved up to Director in 2011 after Houston’s draft. We don’t know the inner workings of Houston’s organization or which decisions ultimately came down to him. However, let’s guess he had a notable say in their 2010 and 2011 picks along with an even more substantial say in their picks from 2012-2014. Here is a quick overview of those years followed by a few thoughts on Maccagnan overall and how the Jets front office and scouting department could be built around him…

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