Jets Flight Connections 04-19-10

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*Updated with a few more links and mocks after the jump.

Mark Cannizzaro warns about draft busts, using of course, LB Vernon Gholston as an example.

Canny also explains why the Jets should pick Rutgers CB Devin McCourty.

Rod Boone agrees that the team might draft a corner.

Rich Cimini, however, thinks the pick will be a defensive lineman, and I agree.

RG Brandon Moore has an upcoming charity golf tournament.  Seems like Jets players keep doing good work.

Gang Green is also helping to raise funds to help cure lupus.

The rotten apples won't spoil their companions if the Jets vets can help it.

Jets Nation interviewed TE Dustin Keller, who talks about his run blocking and the WRs getting him open.

Adam Schein sat down with RB Leon Washington, who talks about losing out on a big contract and playing this year.

Don't forget to read and comment on our interview with LT D'Brickashaw Ferguson.

And the last time I checked, you still have a chance to win a signed football from CB Darrelle Revis.

 

More connections after the jump.

 

Random Jets tweet (well, not so random): C Nick Mangold replies on how he did on the wiffleball tournament.

New York Newsday lists GM Mike Tannenbaum's top trades.

Boone writes about Tanny's penchant for trading.

Eric Allen writes about Gang Green's big bag of goodies.

Jets players discuss their new teammates.

Bob Raissman looks forward to seeing the new Jets on "Hard Knocks".

Yahoo! Sports reports on the Jets.

The Sporting News reports on the AFC East.

The draft won't be as beneficial to the Jets as it will be to Buffalo.

The New York Post predicts the draft (for some reason, they list it alphabetically by city and not the pick order).

Cimini updates his draft list.

This mock draft has the Jets picking S Taylor Mays.

This mock draft has the Jets picking DT Jared Odrick.

This mock draft has the Jets picking oh-drick, not pronounced odd-rick.

The Associated Press thinks the Jets might pick Jared the Jet, Mays or LB Jerry Hughes.

Mays is one of Shutdown Corner's riskiest picks.

It won't be an offensive player in the first round, that's for sure.

Turn On The Jets is concerned about the special teams and the draft.

Jets Kvetch puts the QB position into perspective.

Here is a terrific article on the early days of the NFL draft.

The new draft format will cause some to overanalyze their picks.

Crackback and Chrebetsthebet shared this link about Rahway's Jason Worilds, pronounced "worlds".

Clemson RB C.J. Spiller might be the first back selected in the draft.

I was told that this article is about the mother of former Jets K Jay Feely.  Maybe someone who knows can confirm.

Jets fan Darren Sharper is one of the best safeties in the league.

LB Adalius Thomas just wants to be wanted.

Michigan P Zoltan Mesko doesn't just want to be camp fodder.

 

Latest SB Nation mock drafts:

The complete list of SB Nation mocks.

Big Cat Country has trades and two rounds.

Bleeding Green Nation's 29th pick.

 

Just for insight, here are previously linked mocks (before the WR Santonio Holmes trade):

The Daily Norseman's mock draft.

Silver And Black Pride's mock draft.

Music City Miracles' 29th pick.

Arrowhead Pride's 29th pick.

Mile High Report's 29th pick.

Canal Street Chronicles' 29th pick.

Stampede Blue's 29th pick.

Big Blue View's 29th pick.

And of course, own own community pick at #29 here at Gang Green Nation.

 

And lastly, some videos.  RB Shonn Greene wonders how we got Santonio.  QB Mark Sanchez and WR Jerricho Cotchery speak about him as well:

 

I'm not into video games myself, but here is Holmes as a Jet in Madden '10:

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