AFC East's 20th GM since Belichick joined Patriots is ... Adam Gase?

Eagles’ Joe Douglas is a candidate to replace Mike Maccagnan as Jets GM

Gase becomes the only National Football League head coach to also hold the official title of general manager, although Patriots head coach Bill Belichick essentially has served both duties since coming to New England in 2000. Both announcements were made by team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson. Johnson goes on to justify today's choice "what would be in the best long-term interests of the New York Jets".

News out of NY is the Jets have fired their general manager, Mike Maccagnan and VP of Player Personnel Brian Heimerdinger. That connection could help serve as his next pro launching point, though Douglas has been rumored as the favorite to be the next Jets general manager even prior to Maccagnan's official ouster Wednesday. "I would like to thank Mike for his time and efforts during his tenure, and I wish only the best for him and his wife Betty".

According to an earlier report from ESPN, VP of player personnel Brian Heimerdinger was also fired.

The Patriots and Jets will play in Week 3 at New England and Week 7 in NY this season.

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Maccagnan was also active in free agency in March, spending big bucks to land the likes of running back Le'Veon Bell and linebacker C.J. Mosely. Maccagnan was hired in 2015, days before the franchise hired Gase's predecessor, Todd Bowles.

With Gase named as acting GM, it's likely safe to assume that he'll have a say in who is hired to the general manager position.

ESPN reported Eagles' vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas could be the next GM, given his close relationship with Gase.

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