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This is called T-Bowing.
This is called T-Bowing.
Tom Szczerbowski

Good morning, Gang Green Gangsters!  Here are your daily New York Jets links for this Sunday...

Manish Mehta: As the Jets get set to head to Cortland, HC Rex Ryan is as confident as he has ever been.

Darryl Slater: OL Breno Giacomini says that he is not too worried about not practicing alongside RG Willie Colon.

Brian Costello: WR Eric Decker says that the Jets can make the playoffs.

Daily Record: Decker hosted a youth camp at Boonton High School.

Xes&Os: WR Stephen Hill was the 2nd least impactful wide receiver in the league last year.

Modesto Bee: TE Zach Sudfeld and his twin brother had a message for their high school team.  By the way Chris Nimbley noted that the Studfeld had improved his blocking technique in minicamp.

Crackback: RB Chris Ivory will let his game do the talking.

Newsday: QB Geno Smith won't get a free pass with QB Michael Vick around.

ESPN: Training camp preview of the defensive line.

Newbern Sun Journal: OLB Quinton Coples, New Orleans Saints LB Kevin Reddick and Dallas Cowboys LB Bruce Carter ran drills and played with a group of kids.

JetNation: The special teams.

The Jet Press: Five Jets who need to step up this season.

One Jet At A Time: The 1981 season.

The Jets Blog: TJB Hall of Fame, class of 2014.  At first glance, I thought this was a bold prediction that our rookies are destined for greatness.

Pelham Reporter: Greg McElroy addressed the crowd at the Bama Bash.

Pro Football Focus: Focus on St. Louis Rams QBs Kellen Clemens and Sam Bradford.

ESPN: New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski hopes to be ready for the season opener.

Pro Football Talk: Buffalo Bills CB Leodis McKelvin is good to go.

Deadspin: New Orleans Saints DC Rob Ryan sauntered around the airport with three pizzas and a plush animal.

SB Nation: Chris Kluwe lit up the Minnesota Vikings on Twitter.

SB Nation: Miami Vice, Don Shula and Mike Ditka edition.

USA Today: Did the NFL worsen its problem with underclassmen in the draft?

Uni-Watch: A uni-centric view of the San Francisco 49ers' Levi's Stadium.

Football Zebras: The NFL officials clinic in Dallas is the linchpin for consistency throughout the season.

New York Times: Daktronics plays an outsize role as giant scoreboards proliferate.  Don't hate, proliferate.

If you've enjoyed reminiscing about the past, such as with John B's heartbreaks series or our favorite plays, I suggest you visit our friend Martin Roche's site, the man of Infinite Jets.

Here are yesterday's links, in case you missed them.

Here again is Eric Allen's post for the GGN community.

Here is the thread about nothing, where you can talk about random stuff, like how come Weird Al never came up with an album called The Weird Album?  Stuff like that.

Now here is "Weird Al" Yankovic with "Tacky":


This song's lyrics just randomly pop up into my head sometimes:


Don't you know who I am?  I'm the Waffle King!!!:


I'm resisting the urge to just keep putting up more Weird Al songs.  His music actually exposed me to a lot of artists that I wouldn't have listened to or heard before.  So thank you, Mr. Yankovic.  Anyways, enjoy the rest of your weekend, everyone!