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File-This Feb. 27, 2019, file photo shows New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman speaking during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Giants fired head coach Pat Shurmur on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, just two years into a five-year contract, the Daily News has confirmed. But the Giants aren’t making sweeping changes as Gettleman is being retained by co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch. Gettleman is expected to meet with the media on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Gettleman assesses himself as Giants GM: 'Not good enough'

Dec. 31, 2019 6:06 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman, under intense scrutiny in the wake of a disappointing season that led to the firing of coach Pat Shurmur, conceded Tuesday that his job performance over the last two seasons was “not good enough.” Gettleman has seen...

File-This Feb. 27, 2019, file photo shows New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman speaking during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Giants fired head coach Pat Shurmur on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, just two years into a five-year contract, the Daily News has confirmed. But the Giants aren’t making sweeping changes as Gettleman is being retained by co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch. Gettleman is expected to meet with the media on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Giants fire Shurmur but keep GM Gettleman after 4-12 season

Dec. 30, 2019 5:18 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Co-owner Steve Tisch is looking to take a greater role in the daily operations of the New York Giants as the organization begins a third coaching search in four years and faces criticism for retaining the general manager who hired the last coach. The Giants once again put...

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) looks to pass in the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Toughest task of all begins now for Jets, GM Joe Douglas

Dec. 30, 2019 4:34 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Get ready, Joe Douglas. All eyes are on you for the next several months. The New York Jets general manager embarks on his first full offseason in charge, with the difficult and unenviable task of trying to improve a team that went 7-9 this season but was ravaged by injuries and...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen, left, celebrates his touchdown pass to offensive tackle Dion Dawkins, center, in the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Bills wary of Williams-coached Jets defense in season finale

Dec. 26, 2019 4:42 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Gregg Williams' hard-nosed defensive reputation precedes him, leaving Bills coach Sean McDermott taking a cautious approach in determining playing time in Buffalo's season finale against the New York Jets on Sunday. As much as he wishes he could, McDermott noted he can't rest all...

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon (28) runs the ball against New York Jets outside linebacker James Burgess, left, and defensive back Blessuan Austin (31) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

'Funky season' provides Jets early evaluating for next year

Dec. 16, 2019 6:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonotthan Harrison entered training camp as the New York Jets' center, eager to establish himself as a reliable starter. It all changed in a snap in early August when Ryan Kalil was lured out of retirement — sending Harrison to his familiar backup role. That is, until Kalil was...