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New York Jets Flight Connections 5/3/19

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Good morning, Gang Green Nation! I hope everyone’s having a great start to their day. As most of us know by now, the Jets have declined LB Darron Lee’s 5th year option. This comes as no surprise as the team drafted Blake Cashman in the 5th round of this year’s draft, and also picked up Avery Williamson and C.J. Mosley in consecutive years. Although I could see a niche role being carved out given Lee’s limited credentials, I don’t think that will come with the Jets. To be fair, any player who gets caught multiple times for steroids or drugs and still is weak in the run game has no place in a defense that I’d want to see. Even with Gregg Williams running the show I don’t see how that factor improves from Lee. The best hope is that the Jets can somehow manage to get a trade involving the ousted LB, but that seems slim as well. Do you think Lee could carve out a role on the team, or is a trade and/or walking in Free Agency his inevitable demise? With that said, here are your links for the team this Friday.

Matt Stypulkoski - Jets decline Darron Lee’s 5th-year option | What it means for LB’s future with team, trade value, compensatory pick

Darryl Slater - NFL GM power rankings 2019: Who are league’s best, worst decision makers? Where are Giants’ Dave Gettleman, Eagles’ Howie Roseman, Jets’ Mike Maccagnan?

Matt Stypulkoski - NFL schedule 2019: Jets’ important remaining offseason dates | Darron Lee’s option, OTAs begin, 1st preseason game, more

Matt Stypulkoski - NFL Draft 2019: Was Jets’ Mike Maccagnan willing to trade No. 3 pick to Bills? Behind-the-scenes look at GM’s draft strategy

SNY - Jets add QB Luke Falk to crowded quarterbacks room

Darryl Slater - Jets claim Luke Falk off waivers, in Adam Gase reunion | What it means for QB room, ex-Giant Davis Webb

James Cunningham - 3 Burning Questions the New York Jets Face After the NFL Draft

Tyler Greenawalt - Chris Harris, Patrick Peterson among cornerbacks Jets could trade for

Spencer Aber - Chuma Edoga learned from Broadway Joe long before Jets drafted him

Randy Lange - Meet the Williamses: Leonard, Gregg & Quinnen - Jets First-Round Pick Quinnen Williams to Wear No. 95 - Nick Saban: Jets DL Quinnen Williams Is ‘Perfect’ for New NFL

Darryl Slater - NFL mock draft 2020: Way-too-early look at what ESPN’s Todd McShay thinks Jets will do | Wide receiver? Offensive lineman? Edge rusher?

J.P. Pelzman - New York Jets Tickets Already A Hot Item On The Secondary Market - Jets and M&T Bank to Award Local Business with Sponsorship Assets Worth $100,000 as Part of Annual Small Business Showcase

Jim Gehman - Where Are They Now: Richard Todd

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

Here’s the thread about nothing, this is issue No. 213. Make sure to check it out!

I hope you all have a safe and wonderful rest of the day!


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