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    Interesting tidbit from Ian Rapoport on NFLTV

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    said there are 2 issues that are outstanding in terms of Rex and the Jets:

    1. Rex's extension (Rex wants multi-year, Idzik pushing 1 year)
    2. Idzik has asked Rex to replace some of "his guys" on the defensive side of the ball (cro?)

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    Cro and Harris are the 2 guys that make sense...

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    It's possible he was talking about members of the coaching staff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-Met57 View Post
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    said there are 2 issues that are outstanding in terms of Rex and the Jets:

    1. Rex's extension (Rex wants multi-year, Idzik pushing 1 year)
    2. Idzik has asked Rex to replace some of "his guys" on the defensive side of the ball (cro?)
    Does he mean players, or coaches? I'd read it was the coaching staff that was the issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-Met57 View Post
    no link.

    said there are 2 issues that are outstanding in terms of Rex and the Jets:

    1. Rex's extension (Rex wants multi-year, Idzik pushing 1 year)
    2. Idzik has asked Rex to replace some of "his guys" on the defensive side of the ball (cro?)
    Seems like a Negotiateing ploy ,Rex gets #1 a 2 year ext (3 total), for giving up #2 a few of his players on defense.seems reasonable & it shows they can work with each other.

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    just re-watched it, he wasn't specific...but it seemed like players to me.

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    if it's players, great. Rex should be okay with that.

    Other than that, nothing really to see here.

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    Already a thread on this. My guess is that Rex settles for a one-year extension and Woody should give it to him. I think making a coach a lame duck does not make Woody look good with future candidates.

    http://www.jetsinsider.com/forums/th...ges-on-defense

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-Met57 View Post
    no link.

    said there are 2 issues that are outstanding in terms of Rex and the Jets:

    1. Rex's extension (Rex wants multi-year, Idzik pushing 1 year)
    2. Idzik has asked Rex to replace some of "his guys" on the defensive side of the ball (cro?)
    Idzik doesn't discuss contracts nor does Woody or Rex.. The Media also said Idzik was contacting other people for Rex's job and Idzik said yesterday that wasn't true. Does anyone ever think that the media just throws stuff out there for the hell of it?? BTW one of Rex's guys on D would be Ed Reed I would think..

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    Rapoport just clarified, its the coaches.

    Also said that Rex coming back is "not a done deal", with the 2 issues pending.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-Met57 View Post
    Cro and Harris are the 2 guys that make sense...
    2 overpaid guys who are not impact players.

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    Quote Originally Posted by augustiniak View Post
    2 overpaid guys who are not impact players.
    Cro is a top tier CB, he had some injury issues this year...he will bounce back after getting resigned for less $$.

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    You can't run a team with a coach just going on 1 year deals...

    Idzik and Woody know this and will sign him to a legitimate extension. If things are bad enough, (which they won't be) you can always fire the coach anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetsfan1983 View Post
    You can't run a team with a coach just going on 1 year deals...

    Idzik and Woody know this and will sign him to a legitimate extension. If things are bad enough, (which they won't be) you can always fire the coach anyway.
    My ideal concept? Extend him to two years to the end of the 2015 season. That way, if Rex does bomb next year, you can fire him cleanly and if he grows you can work on a larger extension.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-Met57 View Post
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    said there are 2 issues that are outstanding in terms of Rex and the Jets:

    1. Rex's extension (Rex wants multi-year, Idzik pushing 1 year)
    2. Idzik has asked Rex to replace some of "his guys" on the defensive side of the ball (cro?)


    Idzik is talking about the defenses coaches not the players.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joiseyjet View Post
    Seems like a Negotiateing ploy ,Rex gets #1 a 2 year ext (3 total), for giving up #2 a few of his players on defense.seems reasonable & it shows they can work with each other.
    I disagree. You don't negotiate a coach's contract with players. That's just silly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrickHouse View Post
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    Idzik is talking about the defenses coaches not the players.
    Hopefully he's talking about Jeff Weeks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-Met57 View Post
    Cro is a top tier CB, he had some injury issues this year...he will bounce back after getting resigned for less $$.
    he wasn't a top tier cb this year, and he's typically relied more on athleticism rather than technique, which will hurt him as he gets older. the money they're paying cro may be better allocated around the entire secondary to bring in better safeties.

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    That seems kind of strange for a GM to tell a head coach which coaches he should keep. Shouldn't the HC pics his staff.

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