Another example of Gase and accountability

The Jets desperately need more accountability, and new coach Adam Gase seems like a guy who will bring it.

In October of 2018, Gase cut Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips after he complained about his role and getting his playing time cut.

“DT Jordan Phillips apparently not happy to leave field before that play. Threw helmet angrily on ground on sideline and sat on bench after brief exchange with a coach,” tweeted Chris Perkins, formerly of the Sun-Sentinel, during a Patriots blowout win over Miami.

Gase was asked why Phillips’ playing time was cut.

“There’s a reason why we’re doing that,” Gase said. “There’s a reason why we’re subbing the way we’re subbing against that team. It’s not a secret why we’re doing it. Whatever (defensive line coach) Kris Kocurek wants the D-linemen to do, that’s what we’re doing.”

In other words, DO YOUR JOB or get out.

The Jets clearly need this kind of accountability badly.

There was perhaps too much unconditional player love in recent years.


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Dan Leberfeld
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