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Flight Connections 11/18/17: LaDainian Tomlinson’s relationship with Bilal Powell, how Todd Bowles can save his New York Jets job

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

Darryl Slater: Which positions should GM Mike Maccagnan target in the offseason?

Calvin Watkins: How the Jets perform in the last six games could determine the future of HC Todd Bowles.

Rich Cimini: If the Jets get to six wins, are competitive in their losses and continue to bring along their young players, Bowles should get another year.

Mark Cannizzaro: An unpopular argument for giving QB Josh McCown your loyalty. ...Is it as unpopular as manufacturing a stupid Jets controversy?

Ethan Greenberg: LaDainian Tomlinson touches on his relationship with RB Bilal Powell.

Courant Community: LB Julian Stanford comes home with turkeys.

Associated Press: CB Buster Skrine was fined $48,620 for his illegal hit on Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB DeSean Jackson.

Darryl Slater: DT Steve McLendon says the Jets must learn how to avoid penalties.

Mike Reiss: New England Patriots ILB David Harris said he has enjoyed every bit of his ride in football and he is in it to win at this stage of his career.

The Seattle Times: Seattle Seahawks DE Sheldon Richardson calls his fine for a late hit extortion.

NY Daily News: Michael Vick completes his remarkable feat of paying back his debt. ...By riding pine with the Jets.

James Walker: The Miami Dolphins’ lost bye comes full circle this week against the Bucs. ...Meanwhile the Jets got an extra bye week against the same team.

Mike Rodak: QB Nathan Peterman won’t succeed if the Buffalo Bills defense can’t shape up. ...Then he’ll have to return to the catalog business.

Conor Orr: As HC Ben McAdoo’s coaching tenure with the New York Giants reaches a critical point, the growing question is whether he has the right qualities to control a locker room and run an NFL team.

Danny Kelly: The nine most productive rookie classes in the NFL.

Buzzfeed: The NFL is investigating Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston for allegedly groping an Uber driver in 2016.

The Ringer: QB Drew Brees is a bad fantasy quarterback now because the New Orleans Saints are good.

Associated Press: Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has his jaw realigned.

AZ Central: QB Blaine Gabbert will start for the Arizona Cardinals vs. the Houston Texans.

USA Today: Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers will keep his streak alive.

USA Today: QB Marcus Mariota’s interceptions were among several mistakes that doomed the Tennessee Titans.

USA Today: NFL fans in Mexico are hoping offensive chants stop.

USA Today: The NFLPA seeks improved opportunities for minority candidates beyond the Rooney Rule.

Pro Football Focus: Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown put up a big time performance Thursday night.

Associated Press: The Detroit Lions have ruled out DE Ezekiel Ansah against the Chicago Bears because of a back injury. ...I thought Ansah would be questionable.

The Ringer: There might be some good Week 11 NFL games.

Football Zebras: Legal contact on the quarterback, the catch process, penalty enforcement at halftime, and coach’s challenges.

Splinter: Editorial and video employees at Vox Media publicly announced their push to unionize on Friday, marking another digital newsroom attempting to organize amid an unforgiving media environment.

Poll

Do you want HC Todd Bowles back next year?

This poll is closed

  • 62%
    Yes.
    (91 votes)
  • 37%
    No.
    (55 votes)
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Enjoy the bye, everyone:

Have a great weekend, everyone!