Posts Tagged ‘Tony Sparano’

New York Jets Offensive Coordinator Candidates: Hue Jackson

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
Hue Jackson

Hue Jackson fits well with what Rex Ryan wants from his offense. (Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

With Tony Sparano official out as the Jets offensive coordinator, the Jets will spend the next few weeks searching for a viable replacement. After going through two coordinators in four years, this is a decision Rex must get right if the Jets are going to turn the corner and get back in the playoffs.

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Report: Jets “Infatuated” With Norv Turner as Offensive Coordinator

Friday, December 28th, 2012
Turner Ryan

Could these two be working together in New York next year? (Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

According to Jake Steinberg of the Jets Blog, the Jets are ready to part ways with incumbent offensive coordinator Tony Sparano and love the idea of replacing him with soon-to-be-fired Chargers coach Norv Turner.

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New York Jets: Is it Ever Wise to Draft a Kicker?

Monday, July 9th, 2012
Nick Folk

Photo: US Presswire

By Shane Hewitt, Staff Writer

As of right now there are two kickers vying for the Jets starting job, Nick Folk and Josh Brown, who was cut by the Rams. Both Folk and Brown made the top five list of most inaccurate kickers of 2011 with a 75% accuracy for Brown and 76% for Folk respectivly. Brown, coming off his worst statistical season, as he told Jenny Ventras of NJ.com:

 “Everything kind of just went sour, and it was time for a change.”

In 2011, Sparano’s Dolphins ranked in the top ten at field goals attempted.  Based on that stat alone the Jets need a kicker that can do better than make a third of their kicks. So is drafting a kicker a sound decision?

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