Around the AFC East: Jets zeroing in on coach
January, 13, 2009
By Tim Graham | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New York Jets
- New York Post reporter Brian Costello says the coaching search has been narrowed to Steve Spagnuolo and Rex Ryan.
- A source tells Bergen Record reporter J.P. Pelzman that Ryan is the frontrunner.
- Dave Hutchinson of the Newark Star-Ledger is hearing the same from his source.
- Rich Cimini of the New York Daily News writes the Jets are willing to wait until after the Super Bowl to name a coach.
- New York Times reporter Greg Bishop checks Ryan's DNA.
New England Patriots
- John Tomase of the Boston Herald wonders at what point brain drain will begin to affect the Patriots organization.
- Boston Globe reporter Mike Reiss takes a look at the possibility Josh McDaniels could lure assistants Dom Capers and Brad Seely to the Broncos.
- Christopher Price of Metro Boston News gives odds on the next Patriots offensive coordinator.
- Buffalo News writer Mark Gaughan analyzes Bobby April's impressive special teams.
- Gaughan reports receiver James Hardy underwent ACL surgery and will need 6-9 months of rehab.
- Miami Herald columnist Armando Salguero muses about potential problems with the Dolphins' pending sale.
- Palm Beach Post reporter Edgar Thompson takes a look at the Jake Long draft pick compared to the Broncos' selection of Ryan Clady.