The New York Post confirms Jets secondary coach Dennis Thurman has been elevated to defensive coordinator, replacing Mike Pettine.
Coach Rex Ryan confirmed defensive coordinator Mike Pettine will not be back with the Jets next season.
According to ESPN New York, "the word on the street" is that the Jets are telling potential GM candidates that they won't be considered for the job unless they agree to keep head coach Rex Ryan for a year.
The Jets will interview former Browns GM Tom Heckert for the same position in New York on Saturday.
Jets coach Rex Ryan disputed a NY Daily News report on Friday that stated he'd prefer to be fired if the Jets didn't change their offensive personnel.
According to the New York Daily News, Jets head coach Rex Ryan has made it known that he would be better off getting fired if the team isn't willing to upgrade the offense.
Jets DC Mike Pettine has reportedly turned down a contract extension.
Jets DC Mike Pettine is reportedly gaining consideration for vacant head coaching jobs.
Jets signed head coach Rex Ryan and GM Mike Tannenbaum to two-year extensions through 2014.
Jets hired former Ravens DBs coach Mark Carrier as their DL coach.
Jets' DL coach Kerry Locklin has left the team for personal reasons.
Jets named Mike Pettine their defensive coordinator.
Jets named former Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan as head coach and signed him to a four-year contract.
Ravens linebackers coach Mike Pettine is reportedly Rex Ryan's top choice to head the Jets defense.