When the Jets introduced a new coach, an old owner flew home to take charge.
Woody Johnson was on a plane returning to the United States, Christopher Johnson said Thursday after ending his position as ambassador to Britain under President Donald Trump’s administration. President Joe Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday, and government positions are reversing.
Christopher Johnson, who served as the Jets’ main owner in Woody’s absence, announced the change on top of the structure Thursday during the press conference to introduce new coach Robert Saleh. Christopher becomes vice president of the Jets and remains heavily involved in day-to-day operations, but Woody resumes key ownership responsibilities.
Woody Johnson bought the Jets in January 2000 for $ 635 million. He handed over control to Christopher in 201
What effect does the change have?
Well, Woody Johnson, who was behind the Jets who acquired Brett Favre from the Green Bay Packers in 2008, is known to be in love with star quarterbacks, and there happens to be a dissident who could hit the NFL trading market: Deshaun Watson from the Houston Texans .
Jets quarterback Sam Darnold was pulled out while Woody was abroad.
Woody Johnson was accused of making racist and sexist remarks during his ambassadorship, but he has denied those allegations. Christopher repeated his brother’s denials while at the helm of the Jets.