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Mangini ousted as Jets coach

Eric Mangini is out as head coach of the New York Jets after the team lost four of its last five games to finish out of the playoffs.

 

 

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The clincher was the Jets' 24-17 loss to Miami on Sunday that gave the Dolphins the AFC East title.

"We don't take this decision lightly," Jets owner woody johnson said at a Monday morning news conference. "We respect Eric for what he's done but we want to build on the successful foundation he has laid."

Mangini, 37, was 23-26 in three seasons with the Jets, including 0-1 in the playoffs.

"We've made the decision to move on," Johnson said.

The Jets acquired Brett Favre before the season started and ran off to an 8-3 start. But losses to Denver, at San Francisco, at Seattle and Sunday to the Dolphins left New York on the outside of the playoffs for the second straight season.

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I see Farve retiring in the near future.

That win yesterday not only propelled us to the playoffs and a division title, but might also set the Jets back a few years. Good news on all accounts.

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