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Jets Flight Connections 08-12-10


Newsday's Neil Best refers to HC Rex Ryan as "the Court Jetster of Cortland".

The Post's Steve Serby is fascinated by "Hard Knocks".

SB Nation's Steve Lepore - a Giants fan - reviews the first episode.

The Times' Jess Faneuf - a Patriots fan - reviews the first episode.

Pats Pulpit reviews the show's debut.

JetsTwit breaks down the show.

One hour isn't enough for Jets Kvetch.

NFP's Randy Cross hopes Gang Green can keep up the pace and the swagger.

The Star-Ledger's Jenny Vrentas notes that Director of Pro Personnel Brendan Prophett handles the player cuts well.

ESPN New York's Rich Cimini notes that the team coaches read's AFC East Blog.

He also notes that team officials were able to preview the show yesterday morning.

ESPN New York's Johnette Howard wants owner Woody Johnson to stop talking until a deal is done.

A trainer for CB Darrelle Revis asserts that the absent athlete is not greedy.  I don't think he is, either.  His agents, on the other hand...

Newsday's Bob Glauber cites former Jets LG Pete Kendall, TE Chris Baker and RB Leon Washington as to the team's current negotiating stance.  (I'd also like to point a theory of why DE Marques Douglas and LB Marques Murrell - two players who can contribute, and liked by coaches and fans - were not resigned: both are represented by Schwartz & Feinsod.  Why deal with the negotiating headaches?  Just cut them and move on.)

The Post's Jay Greenburg wants the team to guarantee one year.

ILB Bart Scott praised CB Dwight Lowery for thinking about the team instead of self.

LB Jamaal Westerman is fighting for a role on defense and special teams.

DB Donovan Warren is understanding the concepts of the defense.

OLB Jason Taylor: There are "a lot more mental reps" in this system.

Ever wonder who that Francesa looking guy is, who's always with the head coach on the sidelines?  He's Security Director Steve Yarnell, and he vouched for WR Laveranues Coles as a rookie.

OL Rob Turner is a linebacker's worst nightmare.

RB Shonn Greene doesn't necessarily need to be the starter, but he is ready.

QB Kellen Clemens had hoped that he could compete to be number two.

Rich Cimini reported good things yesterday about big guys TE Jeff Cumberland and DE Vernon Gholston and little guys WR Larry Taylor and RB Danny Woodhead.

What is a juggernaut index, and how does Gang Green rank?

Hall of Fame QB Joe Namath: "There wouldn't be a Ring of Honor if Weeb Ewbank wasn't in it."

"NFL reject" WR Don Maynard turned out to be a great catch for the Jets.

The Onion: NFL fans turn out in droves to watch men touch cones.

I'm just a messenger and not advocating copyright infringement, after the jump:

Rex wants the team to lead the league in wins: 


LB Kevin Basped and OL Aaron Kia are released by the team:


Broadway Joe talks about his day at Jets camp: