Absolutely no one wants to work with the New York Jets. I mean they were struggling bad when trying to find a new GM. They had their eyes set on Joe Douglas the player personnel guru from the Philadelphia Eagles, but everyone knew how bad they wanted him.
Yesterday, when the Texans announced they fired Brian Gaine, the Jets had to move fast. They moved so fast that they doubled their offer to Douglas.
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets initially offered Douglas $1.5 million a year but ended up more than doubling that. Douglas has signed a six-year deal worth more than $3 million a year.
It was clear Joe Douglas would have rather had the Texans job that just opened up, but can you turn down 3 million a season? I think not.
Jets are giving former Eagles’ vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas a six-year deal to become their GM, so just imagine this, the Jets are paying 18 million, that is a great come up for a player personnel guy.