Jets fire GM Mike Maccagnan, Adam Gase named interim

Statement from Jets Chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson on Mike Maccagnan.

— New York Jets (@nyjets) May 15, 2019

In a stunning post-draft move, the New York Jets have reportedly fired general manager Mike Maccagnan and Vice President of Player Personnel Brian Heimerdinger.

The team shared this news on Maccagnan on Wednesday morning, along with a statement from Chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson. He cited a need to look for the “best long-term interests of the New York Jets.” Remarkably, Adam Gase is now the new interim general manager.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Heimerdinger was also let go:

Jets have fired GM Mike Maccagnan and VP of Player Personnel Brian Heimerdinger, league sources told @jeffdarlington and me….