Former Seattle Seahawks Vice President of Football Administration John Idzik has been named general manager of the New York Jets.
“John is a well-respected, life-long football man who I believe will be a strong addition to the Jets organization,” said Seahawks general manager John Schneider. “While he will be missed by the Seahawks organization, we wish him and his family all the best with this great opportunity.”
Idzik spent the past six seasons as part of the Seahawks staff as the Vice President of Football Administration. His primary duties included player negotiations, the team’s compliance with the NFL salary cap, player personnel transactions, all football operations budgets, staff and team contracts, and most aspects of the day-to-day football operations while also remaining active in player evaluations.