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Flight Connections 08/29/17: Josh McCown is New York Jets starter, Christian Hackenberg remains positive, Bryce Petty won't give up on his dream

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

Connor Hughes: GM Mike Maccagnan and not QB Christian Hackenberg should get the blame for the Jets quarterback struggles.

Connor Hughes: Hackenberg is remaining positive after losing the Jets' quarterback battle.

Bob Glauber: The Jets made the logical move by naming QB Josh McCown the starting quarterback. ...Was it the logical move to sign him?

Fred Kerber: QB Bryce Petty won't give up on his dream of being the starting Jets quarterback. ...He is running down a dream, working on a mystery and going wherever it leads.

Mark Cannizzaro: The true test for HC Todd Bowles comes after naming the Jets starter.

Laura Albanese: New DE Kony Ealy is working on adjusting to the Jets' 3-4 scheme.

Eric Allen: The Jets acquire Indianapolis Colts LS Thomas Hennessy for S Ronald Martin. ...Now we are long and we are strong and down to get the snapping on.

Daniel Popper: The Jets release DL Devon Still and sign S Armagedon Draughn.

The Ringer: For winning the Jets' quarterback job, McCown will be punished by quarterbacking the Jets.

USA Today: The Buffalo Bills trade LB Reggie Ragland to the Kansas City Chiefs for a fourth round pick.

Mike Reiss: What is a realistic playing time expectation for New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola?

James Walker: Miami Dolphins QB Jay Cutler feels really good heading into the regular season.

Jeremy Reisman: The Detroit Lions and QB Matthew Stafford agree to a five year $135 million deal.

Dom Cosentino: The NFL's decision to suspend Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict five games is a confusing mess.

Danny Kelly: Predicting the NFL's passing, receiving and rushing leaders in 2017.

Mike Florio: The Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans home games should be flipped.

Chase Stuart: Which defensive stars played on the best defenses?

The Ringer: The Colts' early season hopes rest on the arms of QBs Scott Tolzien or Stephen Morris. ...Where is Curtis Painter when you need him?

Football Outsiders: What keeps a great quarterback out of the playoffs?

Football Zebras: Ed Hochuli had his first ejections of the year.

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