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Unlike the outspoken Jets teams under Rex Ryan, new head coach?Todd Bowles prefers a more reserved approach?(Cimini, June 12).

"Rex did things his own way, which was great," Bowles said. "I do things my own way, which is great. I have to make sure I stay true to who I am and make sure guys see that and they can relate to that."

The Jets locker room is full of characters and it hasn't been easy to keep them in line so far.

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New Jets head coach, Todd Bowles, and defensive coordinator, Kacy Rodgers, first worked together in 2005 under Bill Parcells with the Dallas Cowboys. They went on to spend seven years working under the Hall of Fame head coach. Now that Bowles has taken over the reigns of his own team, Rodgers sees similarities between the two (Slater, May 15).

"Bill was very detailed oriented, knows what he wants, knows how to evaluate, really knew what he wanted in a player, knew how he wanted the players coached," Rodgers said in an interview with NJ Advance Media.?"Todd is very similar in a lot of ways. Bill was definitely on point. Todd is on point. They both know what they're looking for, both know what a player should look like, both know how they want the program run. I see a lot of similarities."

When Rodgers was asked about the influence Parcells had on his career he spoke highly of his former boss.

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Although it is unlikely he will still be on the board with the No. 6 overall pick, Jameis Winston will make a pre-draft visit to Jets headquarters (Mehta, April 11).

General manager Mike Maccagnan, head coach Todd Bowles and offensive coordinator Chan Gailey were in attendance for Winston's pro-day held at Florida State University on March 31. The trio were so impressed by Winston's performance that they canceled their scheduled private?workout date a week later.

The Jets have informed Winston that his visit to Florham Park will include some classroom and film work to test his football acumen.

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Jets head coach Todd Bowles has?hired Pepper Johnson as his?defensive line coach (Lange, Jan. 24).

Johnson played linebacker for the Jets in 97-98 under head coach Bill Parcells and defensive coordinator Bill Belichick. Following his retirement,?he served?as a defensive assistant under Belichick with the Patriots for 13-years. Last season he was the Bills defensive line coach.

Earlier this off season he was a candidate for the Giants defensive coordinator position. That job was ultimately given to Steve Spagnuolo.

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Chan Gailey will be the Jets offensive coordinator under new coach Todd Bowles, the team announced Tuesday night (Jets, Jan. 20).

Gailey, 63, was an NFL head coach with the Cowboys and Bills. He will be the Jets' fourth offensive coordinator in five years.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Gailey spoke with three other teams about a job on their staff, and was only interested in "the right team in the right situation."

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Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak will not interview with the Jets, or any other NFL team, until after the Ravens season has ended (Cosentino, Jan.5).

Kubiak?was?the Houston Texans head coach from 2006-2013. In his eight seasons he led them to two postseason appearances and a 61-64 overall record. He?is also considered a candidate for the Chicago Bears head coach vacancy.

So far the Jets have interviewed four candidates - Anthony Lynn (Jets current running backs coach), Tom Cable (Seahawks offensive line coach), Dan Quinn (Seahawks defensive coordinator) and Doug Marrone (ex-Bills head coach). Frank Reich, the Chargers offensive coordinator, is expected to interview on Wednesday. Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles has also agreed to an interview but no meeting date has been set.

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