New York Jets Officially Hire Mike Maccagnan

Joe Caporoso on the New York Jets hiring of Mike Maccagnan and a breakdown of how the power structure will work…

The New York Jets ended days of speculation by officially hiring Mike Maccagnan to be their next General Manager. Below, is a few tidbits from a source with the team on how the power structure will work and where the coaching search is at. We also included a few quotes released today by the team and a link to tonight’s podcast where we discuss Maccagnan more in-depth…

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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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