Making ready for what possible will probably be his remaining week because the coach of the New York Jets, Todd Bowles refused to handle his tenuous job standing Monday. He would not even say whether or not he desires to be again for a fifth season.
“I don’t discuss about my job,” Bowles stated on a convention name with reporters.
When requested whether or not he’s hoping to return in 2019, he replied, “Personally, I don’t converse about my subsequent job. I worry about tomorrow when Christmas comes, and I worry about New England on Sunday. And I will go from there.”
Bowles, who has misplaced 19 of his previous 25 video games, is anticipated to be fired subsequent Monday. He is signed via 2020, however the season fell aside with a six-game dropping streak in the course of the 12 months. The Jets blew fourth-quarter leads of their previous three defeats, all of which had been marred by expensive penalties.
Regardless of the swirling hypothesis, Bowles has refused to gas the narrative. He insisted he’s not pondering about his future.
“Probably not, till the season is over,” stated Bowles, whose profession file is 24-39.
In an uncharacteristic transfer, a visibly upset Todd Bowles lashed out on the officiating Sunday after a penalty-marred extra time loss to Inexperienced Bay. “I believed we had been enjoying the Packers and the striped shirts,” the Jets coach vented.
On Sunday evening, Professional Soccer Speak, citing an unnamed supply, reported that the Jets are planning to pursue Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh.
Jets CEO Christopher Johnson addressed the report Monday, saying in a press release, “Todd Bowles is our head coach. There is no such thing as a fact to the report of our curiosity in Jim Harbaugh.”
If the Jets had been to pursue Harbaugh, it would not be the primary time.
In 2009, they held a clandestine interview with Harbaugh when he was the coach at Stanford. They finally employed Rex Ryan for the place. In 2015, they expressed curiosity in Harbaugh earlier than he took the Michigan job, finally naming Bowles as their coach.
Bowles stated he has no response to the Harbaugh hypothesis.
“I haven’t got one,” he stated. “It is in all probability a query for the one that reported it.”
In a current interview with ESPN, Harbaugh acknowledged emphatically that he won’t depart Michigan, his alma mater.
“I am on file proper right here, proper now: I am not going wherever,” he advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “I am staying at Michigan. We have now large plans right here, and there is a lot we would like to accomplish.”
Bowles additionally was in no temper to elaborate on his postgame criticism of the officiating in Sunday’s 44-38 extra time loss to the Inexperienced Bay Packers. The Jets set a franchise file with 172 penalty yards, prompting Bowles to lash out.
“I stated what I stated and I meant every little thing I stated,” he stated Monday morning. “All has been stated, so I am accomplished with it. … I am not going to sit right here and play Monday-morning quarterback.”