Who will be announced as the new head coach of the  New York Jets?

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Even before Rex Ryan was fired, there’s been speculation over who would replace him. If someone asked me who I thought would make a good replacement, I'd throw out the name of Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur.

As a quarterback coach for the Eagles from 2002-08, Shurmur helped develop Donovan McNabb, who now holds nearly every Eagles career passing record.

As offensive coordinator for the St Louis Rams from 2009-2010, working with Sam Bradford, the number one draft choice He guided St. Louis’ offense to improvements in nearly every category including total yards, time of possession and third-down percentage, while they also scored 114 more points than the previous year. In addition, the Rams committed just 21 turnovers in 2010, tied for the ninth-lowest total in the NFL.[1]

This led to Shurmur's first head coaching job in Cleveland where he had two bad seasons but many felt he never get a fair shake.

That led Shurmur back to Philadelphia and the NFL flavor of the month Chip Kelly who hired Shurmur to be his offensive coordinator. Shurmur helped Nick Foles to a 27 touchdown 2 int season in 2013.

Shurmur’s interviewing in Oakland today and he has a good chance to get it, but if you ask me who I think would be the perfect fit for the Jets, the buck stops at Shurmur.

As for the jettisoned Rex Ryan, can you think of a better place than Rex Ryan landing with the Chicago Bears, where his father was a former defensive coordinator? It may be the perfect fit.