The New York Jets have put in a formal request to interview highly regarded Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta for their general manager vacancy, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
It's unclear, though, if DeCosta will interview because of his contractual status as the Ravens' general manager in waiting behind general manager Ozzie Newsome, according to sources.
DeCosta is annually a top target of NFL teams seeking a new personnel boss, but has been hesitant to leave the Ravens due to his strong position here.
The Miami Dolphins and Jets made overtures last year to DeCosta, but were declined.
DeCosta has a lucrative contract that...