The Jets fired common supervisor Mike Maccagnan in a shock transfer Wednesday, however the causes are beginning to come to mild.
According to the New York Daily News , which cited unidentified sources, Jets coach and newly appointed interim common supervisor Adam Gase “absolutely did not want to sign Le’Veon Bell” to his profitable contract.
The report added Gase “made it clear that he didn’t want to spend a lot of money on any running back.”
The Jets signed Bell to a four-year contract price $52.5 million, with $35 million assured, making him the second-highest-paid rusher within the league behind solely Todd Gurley.
NFL Media additionally famous that Gase admires Bell as a participant however did not agree with the value tag that got here with him. The identical is true of linebacker C.J. Mosley, as Gase was sad in regards to the large five-year, $85 million contract that included $51 million assured.
It had been reported that there was pressure constructing between Gase and Maccagnan, which is presumed to have led to the overall supervisor’s dismissal. Jets vp of participant personnel Brian Heimerdinger was additionally fired.
“I will start a search for our new General Manager immediately,” Jets chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson mentioned Wednesday in an announcement.
ESPN reported Eagles vp of participant personnel Joe Douglas could possibly be the following common supervisor, given his shut relationship with Gase.