Good morning, GGN! I hope everyone’s having a great start to their day. The Patriots laid waste to the Rams in the Super Bowl yesterday — also known as the three most boring hours of my life. Can’t recall a SB game that was so bad, even in other low scoring affairs. To make matters worse, to celebrate 50 years the NFL had the Jets’ own Joe Namath hand over the trophy to the Patriots. That’s one way to put a nail in my coffin. The Rams defense played what I thought was a great game, but a defense can only stay on the field for so long before they start to bend a bit. Julian Edelman was uncoverable, and deservedly won the SB MVP award. Goff reassured my belief that he benefits from system and players, because he looked like a rookie in that game yesterday. I don’t think he’s a guy you can rely on to lift the team up, and Gurley just not being present only magnified his inefficiencies. Still envious of both teams and the position of their franchises regardless, though. Kind of ruffled over the SB weekend was the fact that our own former center Kevin Mawae was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame — an honor that he definitely deserved. Kevin was always a player I enjoyed watching, and his demeanor on and off the field are parallel to some of the greats. He’s made huge contributions to players, and I’m sure Curtis Martin appreciates a lot of the help Kevin gave him during their years together on the Jets. The definition of a true professional, it was a pleasure watching him play at an elite level and I’m glad to see him rewarded for his efforts. With that being said, here are your links to the Jets this Monday.
Wallace Matthews - Matthews: The Patriots, even on one of their worst days, are still miles ahead of the Jets
Cory Kinnan - New York Jets: 50-Year flashback to Super Bowl III victory
Michael S. Rosenwald - Joe Namath's 1969 Super Bowl win redefined NFL fame and made Jets quarterback an icon
Larry Carlson - UTNY: Four Longhorns helped Namath back up Super Bowl guarantee
Spencer Aber - 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame class a good showing for Bill Parcells
Alan Schechter - New York Jets: Kevin Mawae takes his rightful place in the Hall of Fame
NewYorkJets.com - Kevin Mawae's Reaction to Becoming a Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Gary Phillips - WATCH: Hall of Famer Kevin Mawae’s message for Jets fans, teammates
Tyler Calvaruso - How much unused cap space are the Jets carrying over into 2019?
Rich Cimini - Jets have enough chips to be active in trade market (Antonio Brown?)
Darryl Slater - Ranking NFL's recent head coach hires: How do Patriots' Brian Flores, Rams' Zac Taylor, Jets' Adam Gase rate? Who made best, worst moves?
Sam Nuemann - Peyton Manning pulling for his former coach, likes Sam Darnold
Here are your missed connections from yesterday.
Here’s the thread about nothing, an aqueduct of adequateness.
I hope you all have a safe and wonderful rest of the day!
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