Ross is the director of college scouting for the New York Giants. He interviewed for the job last week.
He was also a candidate for the general manager job for the San Diego Chargers, but the Bolts hired Tom Telesco instead.
Per Pro Football Talk, the remaining candidates for the Jets job are:
- Dolphins assistant general manager Brian Gaine
- 49ers director of player personnel Tom Gamble
- Steelers director of football and business administration Omar Khan
- Montreal Alouettes general manager Jim Popp
- Seahawks V.P. of football administration John Idzik
- Jets assistant general manager Scott Cohen
- Packers V.P. of football administration Russ Ball
- Former Broncos general manager Ted Sundquist