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New York Jets Flight Connections 12/27/20

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Good morning, GGN! Rumors are flying that the Jets will fire head coach Adam Gase if the Jets lose to the Cleveland Browns today. Losing to the Browns got a lot more difficult after nearly every receiver on their roster is set to miss the game due to COVID-19 protocols. The Browns will be playing practice squad receivers against the Jets. Now Baker Mayfield will get the opportunity to experience what Sam Darnold felt like earlier in the season when he was throwing to the likes of Jeff Smith, Lawrence Cager, and assorted other practice squad talents.

If the rumors are true and the Jets do fire Gase after losing today, one has to wonder, why now? Of course the vast majority of the fanbase won’t care why he was fired, they’ll just rejoice that he was fired. But the idea that Gase should be fired if he loses to the Browns, but not if he wins, is odd. Whatever happens against a depleted Browns team surely does not outweigh the entire miserable track record Gase has already established with the Jets. Perhaps the new rule allowing in-season contact with coaching candidates tipped the scales for the Jets when they previously were leaning towards waiting until after the season. If so, viva la new rule!

Here are your links to the Jets this glorious Sunday in December:

Mark Cannizzaro - Jets' Christopher Johnson must get out of Joe Douglas' way during coaching search

Brian Costello - Jets assistant coach missing Browns game

Steve Serby - Ozzie Newsome on Jets' Joe Douglas, Ravens Super Bowls

Peter Botte - Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston could be Jets options: Mike Tannenbaum

Dennis Young - Browns’ top four receivers out for Jets game

Spencer Aber - Browns top receivers out due to COVID-19 protocols

Zach Koons - Everyone Said The Same Thing About The Jets After Browns News

Filip Bondy - Good news, Jets fans! Woody Johnson could be back soon

Ethan Greenberg - Jets Activate RB La’Mical Perine from Injured Reserve

Justin Fried - NY Jets activate RB La’Mical Perine off of injured reserve

Max Goodman - New York Jets prep for Cleveland Browns DE Myles Garrett

Brian Costello - Jets punter’s tackle may have massive Trevor Lawrence implications

JetsFix - Roster News: Jets add Perine, Dawkins, Sheldon and Finch to active roster

Allen Settle - NY Jets: A 3-step blueprint to fix the franchise this offseason

Justin Fried - NY Jets: Browns will be without their top 4 wide receivers in Week 16

Tyler Capossela - NY Jets: Scouting the Cleveland Browns ahead of Week 16 matchup

Sam Neumann - Where does Jets’ Quinnen Williams ranks among 2nd-year defenders?

Tyler Greenawalt - 2021 NFL draft: Jets should seriously consider BYU QB Zach Wilson

Spencer Aber - Jaguars, Jets’ 2021 NFL draft rivals, to start Mike Glennon vs. Bears

Spencer Aber - Foley Fatukasi was all smiles after Jets beat Rams without him

Zach Koons - NFL Insider Has Latest On Adam Gase's Future With Jets

Randy Lange - Inside the Numbers: One More Look at Jets' Wonder Win over Rams

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

Here’s the thread about nothing, why not stop by and say hello?

Enjoy the day everybody.


Would you rather see La’Mical Perine or Ty Johnson get touches?

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  • 34%
    La’Mical Perine
    (84 votes)
  • 44%
    Ty Johnson
    (109 votes)
  • 2%
    Josh Adams
    (7 votes)
  • 6%
    Bilal Powell
    (17 votes)
  • 4%
    Frank Gore
    (12 votes)
  • 2%
    (5 votes)
  • 0%
    (2 votes)
  • 0%
    100 million degrees
    (1 vote)
  • 2%
    I refuse to participate in these stupid polls
    (6 votes)
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