Saleh interviewed with both Jets CEO Christopher Johnson and GM Joe Douglas earlier this week. Saleh was one of nine coaching prospects to be talked to by the Jets. Saleh, 41, becomes the 20 th head coach in the history of the Jets franchise and their fourth in the last 8 years.
The expectation is that LaFleur will bring over a similar system, albeit with his own wrinkles, and this would produce a great suitable for the previous No. 3 general draft pick. LaFleur is the brother of Packers head coach Matt LaFleur, and formerly served on Kyle Shanahan-led offensive personnels (Cleveland, Atlanta) before following him to San Francisco, initially as pass receivers coach and after that as passing game coordinator.
It remains to be seen if Darnold is in the future prepare for New York as they currently hold the No. 2 general pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and could opt to select a brand-new franchise signal caller.
49 ers cornerback Richard Sherman has actually been vocally supportive of Saleh getting a head coaching and Tweeted out his congratulations to the Jets. Sherman is a free agent this offseason and might be someone to keep an eye on as the Jets look to enhance their secondary this offseason.
Saleh is also favored and well-respected by all 49 ers protective gamers consisting of Pro Bowl linebacker Fred Warner. Saleh played an essential role in establishing Warner, a former third-round pick, into one of the NFL’s finest off-ball linebackers.
Now, after initially joining the NFL in 2005 as a Texans intern, Saleh gets his chance to prove that he can be the terrific head coach the gamers who have actually fit up for him think that he can end up being.