Monday, December 31, 2012
Jets' potential GM candidates
By ESPN.com staff
Now that Mike Tannenbaum is out as the Jets' general manager, ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini takes a look at some names that likely are on the team's radar.
Jerry Angelo, former Bears GM -- A well-respected football man who built the Bears' 2006 Super Bowl team. He went 87-73 during an 11-year run as the Bears' GM. Spent last season out of football, looking to get back in.
David Caldwell, Falcons director of player personnel -- A Bill Polian protégé who spent a decade as a Colts scout. Has been linked to several potential openings. Has spent only one season in current role, working with highly regarded GM Thomas Dimitroff.
Joey Clinkscales, Raiders director of player personnel -- Knows the ins and outs of the Jets' organization, having served as vice president of college scouting from 2008 to 2012. Prior to that, he was a longtime scout for the Jets.
Scott Cohen, Jets assistant GM -- The top in-house candidate. Has worked closely with Tannenbaum since 2008, mostly scouting in pro personnel. Previously worked for the Eagles.
To see Cimini's full list, click here.