NFL
January 14, 2021
BY Lance Cartelli

Jets Hire 49ers' Robert Saleh as New Head Coach

The New York Jets have found their Adam Gase replacement. 

The Jets on Thursday hired 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh to be the franchise's head coach.

Saleh is expected to make 49ers passing game coordinator Mike LaFleur his offensive coordinator. 

Saleh joins the Jets after spending the last four seasons as the 49ers defensive coordinator, helping to build a Super Bowl-worthy defense in 2019.  

The Jets job was our third most-attractive opening this offseason. 

Despite going 2-14, the Jets finished with the second-worst record in the NFL behind the Jaguars. Gase was fired before the end of the season. 

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