The Jets have found their next coach.
New York announced Friday it hired former Dolphins head coach Adam Gase, who was sacked by Miami in late December.
Welcome to Coach Adam Gase!
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"At the beginning of the interview process, I wanted to hire a head coach who was the right person and the right fit for our organization," said Jets CEO Christopher Johnson at the company's website. ;team. "We spoke to a number of excellent candidates and it became clear to me that Adam was the person who will help us establish a winning program and a winning culture."
Gase served as offensive coordinator in Denver and Chicago before being hired by the Dolphins, where he spent three seasons. He led the team to a 10-6 record and a playoff appearance in his first year in Miami in 2016, but had only 15 wins in the next two seasons.
Gase will replace Todd Bowles, released by New York after recording a 24-40 record over four seasons. The Jets failed in the playoffs under Bowles.
New York also planned to hire Baylor's coach, Matt Rhule, and Tampa Bay offensive coordinator, Todd Monken, according to the New York Daily News. Former Packers coach Mike McCarthy was also a finalist, according to ESPN.
The Jets finished last season with a 4-12 record. They made the last series in 2010.