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Eagles' Joe Douglas Reportedly Turned Down the Jets GM Job

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 25: A New York Jets helmet is held behind a player's back during the national anthem before NFL action against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium before the game on September 25, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Jamie Squire

The Adam Gase era appears to be going swimmingly in New York.

After firing Mike Maccagnan despite letting him spend the money in free agency and making all the draft picks, the Jets had been operating under the assumption that Philadelphia Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas was lined up to be the next. However, Douglas has reportedly turned down the GM job.

Douglas is interested in the gig, but the money wasn't up to standards in the Jets' offer.

While Douglas shouldn't be ruled out, Seahawks Co-Director of Player Personnel Scott Fitterer, Bears Co-Director of Player Personnel Champ Kelly, and Saints Director of Pro Scouting Terry Fontenot are other options the Jets have explored, with Kelly the favorite of the bunch.

Even with Sam Darnold and Le'Veon Bell in town, it's still the same as it ever was. As the NFL season nears, the Jets remain with some gaping holes in the front office, a position no team is envious of.

Same. Old. Jets.