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Report: Howie Roseman Talked To Jets About Vacant GM Position (UPDATE)

We're not done with the fallout from today's front office shake up.

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UPDATE: According to ProFootballTalk, Roseman didn't talk to the Jets about their GM vacancy with his own interests in mind.


The hits just keep on coming. In another layer of fall out from the Eagles parting ways with Vice President of Player Personnel Tom Gamble, Jeff McLane reports that Howie Roseman's agent, Bob Lamonte, had discussions with the New York Jets about their open general manager position:

"It's unclear whether Roseman would have been driven to the point of leaving, but the 39-year-old GM had conversations about the New York Jets' vacancy, according to two NFL sources.

The Jets didn't put in a formal interview request, but it is believed that Roseman or his agent, Bob LaMonte, had informal talks with either consultant Charlie Casserly or owner Woody Johnson. The Jets' level of interest was unknown."

As McLane notes later in his article, the chances that owner Jeffrey Lurie would have allowed that to happen are slim. Lurie clearly deeply values Howie Roseman, and today's front office shakeup was another example of that. But that Roseman, or at the very least his agent, apparently felt the need to exercise some leverage and get Lurie one step closer to making a decision, is another sign in what appears to be a growing discord between the front office and the head coach.


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