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New York Jets start over, hire new general manager and head coach

Rich Cimini, ESPN:The New York Jets ended their 15-day search for a general manager Tuesday, hiring Houston Texans director of college scouting Mike Maccagnan -- a protégé of Jets consultant Charley Casserly.Maccagnan, 47, will be the Jets' third GM in the past four years, replacing John Idzik, who was fired after only two seasons. Maccagnan represents the start of a new era for...
Via Patriots Life
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets schedule second interview with GM candidate Maccagnan

NEW YORK -- The New York Jets have scheduled a second interview with Houston director of college scouting Mike Maccagnan, who appears to be a front-runner for the team's general manager vacancy. Maccagnan first met with owner Woody Johnson and consultants Charley Casserly and Ron Wolf on Monday. So far, he's the only GM candidate to receive a second meeting with the team. New York...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans exec Mike Maccagnan interviews for Jets' GM job

  The New York Jets have interviewed Mike Maccagnan, Houston's director of college scouting, for the team's general manager position. Owner Woody Johnson and consultants Ron Wolf and Charley Casserly met with Maccagnan on Monday as they look to replace John Idzik, who was fired last Monday after two seasons. Two other candidates - Kansas City director of player personnel Chris Ballard...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Head Coach/General Manager Update

The New York Jets have worked through their first wave of interviews for their Head Coach and General Manager vacancy.  Woody Johnson, Charley Casserly and Ron Wolf are leading the search with Neil Glat also present in interviews to represent the business aspect of the organization. However, Casserly and Wolf are the individuals who will drive the ultimate decision.  As of now...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Charley Casserly Already Contacting Candidates For Jets HC & GM Jobs

Dom Cosentino of reports that Charley Casserly, whom the Jets have hired as a consultant to help with their coaching search, has already begun the process of contacting prospective replacements for head coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik. According to Cosentino, the Jets have yet to inform Ryan that he’ll be fired, but that hasn’t stopped him from already...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL GM Charley Casserly: Russell Wilson Is Not A Top-12 QB

Russell Wilson is a Super Bowl winning quarterback, but according to one former NFL GM, Wilson isn’t elite in his eyes. Charley Casserly wrote a piece  for and the former NFL general manager said that Wilson is not even a top-12 quarterback in his opinion.  “I do not consider Russell Wilson a Top-10 quarterback, let alone one who belongs in the top five,” Casserly...
Via Thacover2
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Casserly: Manziel “by far the most overrated player in the draft”

According to NFL Network analysts Charlie Casserly, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is the most overrated player in this year’s draft (Credit: AP Photo/Eric Gay) Since winning the Heisman Trophy in 2012, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has had his share of critics. After declaring for the 2014 NFL Draft, Manziel has been reported to be drafted anywhere from number...
Via Down and Distance
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Charley Casserly: Johnny Manziel “By Far Most Overrated Player In Draft”

Charley Casserly went through the draft process as a GM for 18 years, so you’d expect him to have a keen eye for talent.  During a recent mock draft for, the ex GM says he expects Johnny Manziel to fall completely out of the first round.  Despite many draft pundits and experts projecting Manziel in the top 10, Casserly believes the former Heisman winner is “by far...
Via Thacover2
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: The Greatest No. 1 Draft Pick In Franchise History

No spot in the NFL draft matches the surging pressure of the No. 1 overall pick. The hits are as legendary as the misses are infamous.  Houston Texans GM Rick Smith should know. He’s preparing for his shot at No. 1 in the shadow of his Charley Casserly’s controversial selection of Mario Williams in ’06. Smith replaced Casserly within six weeks.  Therefore, former Buffalo...
Via Football Nation
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins trade top draft pick for ‘poster-child for disgruntled defensive tackles’, Charley Casserly responsible.

Draft busts for the Redskins can be hard to pinpoint. Aside from Heath Shuler, very few players have proven their value to be so substantially below what was advertised. For many years the Redskins drafted players into the role of protege in order that they eventually be the successors of a proven and established regime. During leaner times draft picks were brought onto an organization...
Via cover32 - Redskins
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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