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Moore to give Jets' offense a boost

Gang Green is hoping the 72-year-old's passion will help improve the team's production

Updated: August 10, 2011, 9:07 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Tom Moore is old-school. No, wait, change that: He helped build the school.

This is Moore's 36th training camp, which means he got started in pro coaching when New York Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer was 1.

Moore, 72, has been around the game so long that he played one-platoon football at Iowa in the 1950s and served as an assistant coach on Pittsburgh's legendary "Steel Curtain" teams in the 1970s.

The man has spent a half-century ...

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