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#1 CrazyCarl40

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:26 PM

@CBSJets: #Jets have hired Jed Hughes of Korn/Ferry - international, exec search firm - to lead their search for new GM.

@CBSJets: #Jets hire executive to lead search for new GM http://t.co/edMqbEmM
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#2 JoeWillie

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:31 PM

OMG.

You can't make it up.
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#3 Il Mostro

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:31 PM

Wow. Just wow.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:32 PM

So at least Tannenbaum's firing is somewhat official. Still waiting to see what capacity they stupidly keep him under to scare off new potential GMs.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:37 PM

When I saw this thread title, I briefly hoped it was referring to a football executive, like the Panthers hiring Ernie Accorsi. Then I remembered that Woody is significantly dumber than Jerry Richardson.

Reflect on that last sentence for a second.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:42 PM

I just punched myself in the face. The pain didn't go away.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:45 PM

OMG SO DESPERATE!

If the Jets don't know who to pick from this great class of GM prospects then we're ****ed.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:50 PM

you need a headhunter to help sort through the dozen guys qualified to be an nfl gm??
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:54 PM

Woody is dumb enough to include Rex in the interview and decision making process to hire his own next "boss". Think I am kidding? Just wait.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:59 PM

There is a finite number of people who are a. capable of being an NFL GM and b. a smaller pool of those people who will put up with having the 2 previous GMs down the hall 2nd guessing them. And for a guy that won't spend up to the salary cap Johnson will now pay a headhunter to find a GM which he could probably do with a few phone calls and an internet connection. And he did this to hire them president the immortal Neil Glatt.

We are fvcked every which way.

Woody Johnson is cheap, cares only about media buzz instead of winning, clueless to the task at hand and loyal to people who kiss his ass.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:59 PM

The Jets also used Korn/Ferry when they hired current team president Neil Glatt.


Oh, good.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:22 PM

NFL Picks Korn/Ferry to Help Search for New Commissioner

The eight-member ownership committee leading the search for a new NFL commissioner has selected the executive search firm of Korn/Ferry International to assist in the process, committee co-chairs Jerry Richardson and Dan Rooney announced today.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) is one of the world’s leading executive recruiters, having conducted more than 100,000 senior-level searches since its founding in 1969. Based in Los Angeles, Korn/Ferry has 70 offices worldwide and has worked with many of the world’s top companies. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Reilly will lead Korn/Ferry’s team on the NFL search.


Dan Rooney hired the firm to help find a commissioner. On the things to freak out over scale this is about a - 1.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:24 PM

Woody is dumb enough to include Rex in the interview and decision making process to hire his own next "boss". Think I am kidding? Just wait.


It would be fitting!

The fact that Rex will survive this is so disturbing, he is as responsible, if not more than Tanny
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:25 PM

NFL Picks Korn/Ferry to Help Search for New Commissioner

The eight-member ownership committee leading the search for a new NFL commissioner has selected the executive search firm of Korn/Ferry International to assist in the process, committee co-chairs Jerry Richardson and Dan Rooney announced today.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) is one of the world’s leading executive recruiters, having conducted more than 100,000 senior-level searches since its founding in 1969. Based in Los Angeles, Korn/Ferry has 70 offices worldwide and has worked with many of the world’s top companies. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Reilly will lead Korn/Ferry’s team on the NFL search.


Dan Rooney hired the firm to help find a commissioner. On the things to freak out over scale this is about a - 1.


I agree with PAC here, I would much rather this be the case than Woody on his own
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#15 CrazyCarl40

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:26 PM

NFL Picks Korn/Ferry to Help Search for New Commissioner

The eight-member ownership committee leading the search for a new NFL commissioner has selected the executive search firm of Korn/Ferry International to assist in the process, committee co-chairs Jerry Richardson and Dan Rooney announced today.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) is one of the world’s leading executive recruiters, having conducted more than 100,000 senior-level searches since its founding in 1969. Based in Los Angeles, Korn/Ferry has 70 offices worldwide and has worked with many of the world’s top companies. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Reilly will lead Korn/Ferry’s team on the NFL search.


Dan Rooney hired the firm to help find a commissioner. On the things to freak out over scale this is about a - 1.


Yeah. Goodell has been such a revelation.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:26 PM

NFL Picks Korn/Ferry to Help Search for New Commissioner

The eight-member ownership committee leading the search for a new NFL commissioner has selected the executive search firm of Korn/Ferry International to assist in the process, committee co-chairs Jerry Richardson and Dan Rooney announced today.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) is one of the world’s leading executive recruiters, having conducted more than 100,000 senior-level searches since its founding in 1969. Based in Los Angeles, Korn/Ferry has 70 offices worldwide and has worked with many of the world’s top companies. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Reilly will lead Korn/Ferry’s team on the NFL search.

Dan Rooney hired the firm to help find a commissioner. On the things to freak out over scale this is about a - 1.


Oh, I didn't realize these were the guys who gave us Roger Goodell. Consider me reassured.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:28 PM

The ratings have never been higher and teams have never been more profitable. Pretty sure the owners think Goodell is doing a damn fine job.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:29 PM

The ratings have never been higher and teams have never been more profitable. Pretty sure the owners think Goodell is doing a damn fine job.


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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:38 PM

I just want this firm to be able to find someone tall, sturdy, hardended/steely, and handsome that once enjoyed the glory of playing the sport of Football. One of these Men is pretty much the only way I could see this situation turning around. My suggestion would be the latest kid from the latest and greatest team, though the level of success of the previous team can vary so long as publications agree that this franchise does things the Right Way, which is of course to hire Football Men to run the Football Show.

Overdid it.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:12 PM

Bob Nardelli for GM
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:42 PM

Parcells doesnt seem so bad anymore huh??!
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 04:10 PM

I might have to hop back on to Cleveland. Will u miss me? A little? Smidgen?
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 04:15 PM

@CBSJets: #Jets have hired Jed Hughes of Korn/Ferry - international, exec search firm - to lead their search for new GM.

@CBSJets: #Jets hire executive to lead search for new GM http://t.co/edMqbEmM


Great, more "non-football people" making personnel decisions.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 04:20 PM

NFL Picks Korn/Ferry to Help Search for New Commissioner

The eight-member ownership committee leading the search for a new NFL commissioner has selected the executive search firm of Korn/Ferry International to assist in the process, committee co-chairs Jerry Richardson and Dan Rooney announced today.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) is one of the world’s leading executive recruiters, having conducted more than 100,000 senior-level searches since its founding in 1969. Based in Los Angeles, Korn/Ferry has 70 offices worldwide and has worked with many of the world’s top companies. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Reilly will lead Korn/Ferry’s team on the NFL search.


Dan Rooney hired the firm to help find a commissioner. On the things to freak out over scale this is about a - 1.


Completely different. The commish handles the business of the nfl being one of the biggest entertainment brands in the world, juggling lots of different balls, none of which are talent evaluation and player personnel decisions. I want a high powered CEO type or one of the great corporate managers running the nfl, I do not want him running my team's draft board.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 04:20 PM

@CBSJets: #Jets have hired Jed Hughes of Korn/Ferry - international, exec search firm - to lead their search for new GM.

@CBSJets: #Jets hire executive to lead search for new GM http://t.co/edMqbEmM


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