Are you serious? What do I want from my owner?
1. Hire competent executives and coaches to give me the best team possible on the field.
2. Give the fans the best possible game day experience when attending games.
3. Stay the hell out of everything else.
Woody has failed miserably on all 3 counts.
His record is not bad:
8 winning seasons;
7 playoff seasons;
2 trips to the conference title game;
Inherited a Stadium named after another team, which we are now equal partners in a new stadium; (tried to move back to NYC)
New state of the art training facility for the franchise.
He didn't build a twice as expensive stadium in the junkyards of Corona Queens next to Citifield
Thats the only.thing Queens Zipcode Fan cares about and the only thing he posts about.
The fact that 1) that stadium would require twice the level of PSL costs 2) the proposed area of junkyards are still not cleared out as 2013 begins with Bloomberg hopelessly tied up in legal action blocking his attempt at using eminent domain for the past 10 years and 3) the new shared stadium is quite well attended and sufficiently sold despite PSLs and Zippy's hundreds of documented posts at JI guaranteeing tons and acres of empty seats and unsold PSLs apparently means little or nothing to Zippy
Like a timex he takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'
Exactly. I would add #4: run a professional operation. Under the Woody regime, we have been accused of manipulating season ticket prices, tampering with other players... we have tried to screw our own fans on the waiting list for tickets, we have lost out on players because we forgot to sign a contract (Chad Morton) or forgot to actually draw up the contract (Antoine Winfield), we have rewarded people who have failed miserably in the organization (Terry Bradway, Jay Cross), we have acted like someone desperate for constant attention (Favre, Tebow, Woody's tantrum when the Giants got the first home game at NMS), we got the lowest compensation ever for a head coach under contract when Herm bolted for KC, we lost arguably the greatest HC in a generation when Bellichick took one look at Woody and ran for the hills. We are in constant spin mode over everything (when have you ever heard Mike Tannenbaum give a straight answer about anything). It has been obvious since day 1 that this owner is in over his head. He was lucky to inherit a team on the upside (inheriting is what he does best), but has slowly driven it back into the ground.
And let's add one more to that thought:
"The Jets welcome attention when they want it, which is pretty much always (except this week). If the league won’t force them to comply with the rule (and the league should), the NFL should impose a penalty so significant that no franchise will in the future choose silence and the relative parking ticket that goes along with it."