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ESPN’s Todd McShay cryptically declares Jets job candidacy: ‘I’m one of them’

As the seat beneath Mike Maccagnan suddenly heated up around the NFL draft, Joe Douglas purportedly began reaching out to prospective employees in case he ended filling the Jets’ GM job.

Turns out Todd McShay may have been among the candidates.

The popular ESPN football analyst cryptically declared that “Joe is considering multiple options,” for a front office job, “and I’m one of them,” according to the outlet’s Jets section. The specifics of the role McShay says he’s being considered to fill are unknown. The two are expected to rendezvous this week.

Douglas, who was hired by the Jets on Friday, spent two years with McShay as teammates at Richmond in the late 1990s.