Jets Flight Connections 020110

Rex Ryan remains in the news.

The Jets head coach made his presence felt in South Florida.

His middle finger salute has been the talk of the town.

The gesture was directed to one specific person.

Tim Graham: What Ryan did seems pretty minor in my book. Ryan showed restraint in face of abuse.

Steve Serby: There's no excuse for that gesture.

Gary Myers: Ryan has no self-edit button.

Judy Battista: Ryan might face a fine from the NFL.

Bob Glauber: Ryan deserves a fine and more.

New York Post: Jets players stand by Rex.

New York Newsday quotes C Nick Mangold and CB Darrelle Revis about the incident.

NBC New York: Bird flap is a sign of Rex Ryan's popularity.


More connections after the jump.


Check out this day in New York sports history.

Rex is sending some players to train with Jay Glazer.

Mark Cannizzaro writes about the Jets Pro Bowlers. posted some favorite Pro Bowl week pics.

Here's an interesting pic from Nick.

Mike Freeman: Pro Bowl needs to take lame out of game.

Yahoo Sports: Pro Bowl charade a necessity for NFL.

New York Times: The Pro Bowl became a series of wind sprints.

Miami Herald: AFC wins entertaining Pro Bowl.

Philadelphia Inquirer: It just doesn't matter where they play a game that just doesn't matter.

The Pro Bowl will return to Hawaii next year, but might remain on the week before Super Bowl.

There are only three players with Jets connections on the NFL's All-Decade Team.

AFC East Blog: Could shutdown corners Revis and Nnamdi Asomugha be together as Jets? Jets have a lot of fuel in the tank.

Grand Rapids Press: After breakout season, LB David Harris just misses the Super Bowl.

Colts CB Jacob Lacey wants to forget the touchdown by WR Braylon Edwards.

Ryan wanted ex-Ravens and current Colts K Matt Stover, who didn't want to take Jay Feely's job.

Former Jets C Jonathan Goodwin and his Saints linemen were very late draft picks.

New Broncos DC Don Martindale is good friends with mentor Rex Ryan.

As a final eight team, the Jets have little chance of landing Julius Peppers.

DT Kris Jenkins says QB Brett Favre caused animosity in New York.

Here is The Onion's take on Favre and the Vikings.

Here is a profile on Big Jenks from last year's Jets 24/7:


Rex Ryan's NFL Network interview at the Pro Bowl:


Former Ravens HC Brian Billick on Rex, from a few weeks ago:'s Rex Ryan mashup:


And if you haven't seen it, here is what took place before the bird incident:

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