Sources: Jets could slash salaries

Updated: March 1, 2011, 9:11 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

If the NFL owners vote to have a lockout, the Jets' coaches -- including Rex Ryan -- will feel it in their paychecks.

The Jets are planning to slash salaries by 25 percent for contracted employees in the football operation, according to league sources. That includes Ryan, his assistant coaches, scouts and general manager Mike Tannenbaum.

If no games are lost because of the anticipated lockout, the employees will recoup their missed wages after the 2011 season.

A team spokesman ...

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