Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer
Jets GM Joe Douglas is hiring former Colts VP of player personnel Rex Hogan as assistant GM, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. This is a surprise because Bears executive Champ Kelly had been considered the favorite. Douglas has no background with Hogan, but Hogan is familiar with some of the roster because he was the Jets' director of college scouting from 2015 to 2017 under ex-GM Mike Maccagnan — the Leo Williams/Darron Lee/Jamal Adams drafts. Douglas also is hiring longtime personnel man Phil Savage as a senior adviser and Chad Alexander (Ravens) as director of player personnel, per Schefter.