Category: Mike Tannenbaum

Mike Tannenbaum Defends Decision to Bring Tim Tebow to the Jets and Says He Leaves New York With His Head Held High

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

It was just two years ago when the New York Jets had visions of a Super Bowl. Since that time, New York has had back-to-back disappointing seasons. The Jets' 14 wins combined in the last two seasons led to New York making some changes, including letting go of General Manager ...

Rex Ryan Talks Tannenbaum, Sparano, Pettine, Tebow, Sanchez, Locker Room Leaks, a New Mentality and His Strange Tattoo

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

After a tumultuous fourth season with the New York Jets, Rex Ryan escaped the city for a sun-soaked vacation with his wife. While that was happening, a general manager search got underway while fellow coaches also cleared out their offices at team headquarters. Oh, and Ryan was pictured by the ...

Mike Tannenbaum Explains Choosing Jason Hill Over Plaxico Burress, Believes Jets Have Good Foundation For A Productive Running Game

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The headline for this post says it all for the New York Jets right now. Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum should be held accountable for the team he has put on the field through the draft and offseason signings. Right now Mark Sanchez has a lack of weapons on this offense ...

Despite Anemic Preseason, New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum Remains Upbeat

Friday, August 31st, 2012

The New York Jets scored exactly one offensive touchdown during the NFL preseason. That play came on Thursday in the Jets' 28-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles when backup quarterback Greg McElroy found Terrance Ganaway for a six-yard touchdown pass to take a 7-0 lead. It was an absolutely atrocious offensive ...

Rex Ryan Likes the Size and Speed of the New York Jets’ Draft Class

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

As New York Jets coach Rex Ryan puts it, the NFL is a league of size and speed. And in his eyes, that seems to be exactly what he thinks the Jets got during the course of the three day NFL Draft this weekend. They got Georgia Tech receiver Stephen ...

Mike Tannenbaum on the Jets Playing Two Offensive Styles: “We have one offense. It’s the Jets offense led by Coach Sparano.”

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

It's only April, but the speculation machine keeps on churning for the New York Jets now that the organization has added Tim Tebow. Last week, Jets left guard Matt Slauson said New York will be "two different teams," depending on who's playing quarterback at that time of the game. Slauson believes ...

Mike Tannenbaum Says There Will Be No Quarterback Competition Between Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Yesterday the New York Jets picked up a pair of dice and gave them a good roll with their acquisition of Tim Tebow. From a pure football standpoint this signing makes sense. Tebow showed an ability to come off the bench and spark a dead offense a year ago and ...

Despite Not Landing Asomugha, Mike Tannenbaum Still Feels Jets “Accomplished Everything We Wanted”

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

The New York Jets were not able to sign Nnamdi Asomugha, the premier cornerback in this year's free agent crop. Had they been able to win the battle for his services, the Jets would have featured two of the league's best cornerbacks, and arguably the best 1-2 tandem in recent ...

Mike Tannenbaum Mum On Randy Moss Rumors, Believes Josh McDaniels Will Be ‘Tremendous’ For Sam Bradford

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Mike Tannenbaum made quite a few headlines last season starting with his decision to put the New York Jets on HBO's Hard Knocks during training camp along with the acquisition of Santonio Holmes from the Steelers, who had a plethora of off the field issues that caused the Rooney family ...

Despite Having The Homerun Threat of Brad Smith, Mike Tannenbaum Was On Board For The New NFL Kickoff Rule Change

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Much of the talk this week in the NFL has to deal with the owners and competition committee coming together to vote on changing the kickoff and instant replay rules. While the media and fans have supported the change of the instant replay rule where officials will now review all ...