Mangini fired after 3 seasons with Jets
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Eric Mangini had the New York Jets in first place a month ago, a special season shaping up for a franchise sorely in need of one.
Four losses in five games dashed the Jets' Super Bowl hopes with a thud, and cost the coach his job.
Mangini was fired Monday, a day after New York failed to make the playoffs despite an 8-3 start and having an NFL-high seven Pro Bowl selections.
"I feel that we let him down and we could have done a better job of making plays," ...
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