Jets eyeing Ron Wolf to pair with Casserly

One day after reportedly being prepared to hire former Super Bowl winning former general manager Charley Casserly as a consultant in the event he decides to fire head coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik, Jets Owner Woody Johnson has approached Ron Wolf about potentially becoming a consultant for the Jets.

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, Wolf would work with Casserly to help the Jets in a search for a new coach and general manager.

Breer also mentions that like Casserly, Wolf has not yet been officially hired but the fact that Johnson is investigating hiring members of the NFL’s Career Development Advisory Panel whose sole purpose is to help teams identify new candidates for head coaching and general manager vacancies, doesn’t bode well for either Ryan or Idzik’s future.

Wolf has quite a scouting pedigree. While with the Raiders, he helped build them into a dynasty in the 1970s and 1980s by having a hand in the drafting of players like Hall of Famers Gene Upshaw, Marcus Allen, and Howie Long.

Wolf also, spearheaded the decision to trade for Brett Farve while he was the general manager of the Green Bay Packers from 1991 through 2001 and before becoming general manager of the Packers, he worked for the Jets from 1990 to 1991.


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