Here’s a year-by-year look at the NFL offensive coordinating career of Brian Schottenheimer, who reportedly will soon become the new OC for the Seahawks.
Here’s a year-by-year look at the offenses coordinated by Brian Schottenheimer, who is expected to soon be named to the same position with the Seahawks.
2006 New York Jets
Record: 10-6, Jets lost in divisional round of playoffs to Patriots, 37-16.
Offensive ranks: 25th in total offense, 18th in points.
Quarterback: Chad Pennington (10-6). Pennington threw 17 touchdown passes and a career-high 16 interceptions. Five of his picks came in two shutout losses to the Jags and Bears.
Shakeup in Seattle
Comment: Under head coach Eric Mangini, the Jets were carried by a defense that ranked sixth in the NFL in points allowed to a 10-6 record with the offense ranking 30th in the NFL in rushing yards per attempt, led by Leon Washington (151-650), who would go on to later play for the Seahawks.
2007 New York Jets
Offensive ranks: 26th in total offense, 25th in points.
Quarterbacks: Chad Pennington (1-7), Kellen Clemens (3-5). Pennington suffered a high ankle sprain early in the season and then later was benched in favor of Clemens.
Comment: A running attack that gained 84 yards or less in five of the first seven games contributed to a 1-8 start and the benching of Pennington in what was a disastrous season for the Jets. Thomas Jones rushed for 1,119 yards but the Jets scored just six rushing touchdowns.
2008 New York Jets
Offensive ranks: 16th in total offense, ninth in points.
Quarterback: Brett Favre (9-7). In his only season with the Jets after coming out of retirement, the 39-year-old Favre threw 22 touchdowns and a league-high 22 interceptions but was still named to the Pro Bowl.
Comment: The Jets had a solid ground game with Thomas Jones rushing for 1,312 yards and 4.5 per carry and Favre played well for a while as the Jets started 8-3. But…