John J. Idzik, father of Jets GM, dies at 85 December 7th, 2013 8:25 pm The Jets have announced the sad passing of John J. Idzik, the former Jets’ offensive coordinator and father of the current Jets general manager. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. Like this:Like Loading... 6 comments   Get Livefyre FAQ Sign in + Follow Post comment Link Newest | Oldest levi 5pts Its a very hard thing losing a parent. Lets hope the team can rally for him with a win and give him some good news to go along with his loss. Brendan 5pts Sad news, thoughts and prayers to Mr. Idzik and his family. rstysanchz 5pts my condelences to the idzick family pisano 5pts Sorry to hear the sad news, it's even worse at Christmas, so many memories. God rest his soul. frustjetfn 5pts My condolences. It's tough to lose a close family member. My thoughts are with your family. joemustgo 5pts @jetfuel You really thought that was an appropriate comment for this post? Stay classy, yo.