Although it was reported he was considering sitting out a year, it looks like the Jets have lined up an interview with someone they've been heavily linked to:
Sources: The #Jets are expected to interview former #Packers coach Mike McCarthy for their vacant head coach position. #NYJ has one of the more coveted jobs and McCarthy would get to work with Sam Darnold. This is his first known interview.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 1, 2019
The Jets are also expected to interview a player who once played quarterback for them:
Another potential candidate who had already basically ruled himself out made that even more certain yesterday:
The Jets appear to be about to conduct their first interview today:
Per sources, Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy is interviewing for Buccaneers and Jets HC jobs today in KC. Will also interview with Dolphins, likely tomorrow.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) January 2, 2019
We'll keep you posted with any further updates.
Previous reports: Previous updates: Jets requested permission to interview Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bienemy, Cowboys defensive backs coach Kris Richard and Bucs offensive coordinator Todd Monken. It was also reported that they intend to interview for Colts and Lions head coach Jim Caldwell.