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Flight Connections 08-04-11

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Free agent WR Derrick Mason is reportedly on his way to Florham Park today.

Deadspin: Free agent WR Braylon Edwards may have started the nightclub brawl.

ESPN: The science of WR Plaxico Burress.

ESPN New York: HC Rex Ryan gets maximum reward out of high-risk acquisitions.

JP Pelzman: Jets' actions and Rex's words don't match up.

Jenny Vrentas: Jets get wisdom from former Colts OC Tom Moore.  Jenny points out that former Rams WR Isaac Bruce, former Redskins HC Joe Gibbs, former Buccaneers HC John Gruden and former Dolphins RB coach Bobby Jackson have been at the facility.

Daily News: Jets think they have a good replacement in RT Wayne Hunter.

New York Post: Ryan expects OLB Calvin Pace to return to pash-rush glory days.  The headline reads "Sack to Their Roots".  Really?  The editors couldn't think of anything just a little less lame than that?

Jets Insider: DE Kenrick Ellis is already embracing what it means to be a Jet.

Jane McManus: RB Shonn Greene is ready to carry the load.

Steve Serby: Undersized SS Jim Leonhard is back with passion intact.

Rookie WR Jeremy Kerley should have a big role with Gang Green this season.  He should be pretty good with the Kerl routes.  Get it?

Delaware's Newark Post writes about hometown boy TE Josh Baker.  Sources tell me this kid is some sort of a touchdown maker.  I still have to confirm that.

Jets players trained at TEST in Martinsville during the lockout.

Fox Sports: Jets' experience has them looking toward Super Bowl.

The Fifth Down: Remembering DE Bubba Smith, the football player.

Former Jets HC Eric Mangini will be an analyst on ESPN, just like former Jets HCs Bill Parcells and Herm Edwards have done before him.

Former Jets OL Jonathan Goodwin, who won a Super Bowl with the Saints, is now a 49er.

Former Jets WR Keyshawn Johnson will be in the USC Hall of Fame.

Former Jets CB Donnie Abraham has been tutoring teens at football.


Videos of RB LaDainian Tomlinson, WR Plaxico Burress and S James Ihedigbo after the jump.

LT visits PPH:





Diggin' the shoot:


And a training camp report:

Lastly, "Sack to Their Roots"?  Really?