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Good morning, GGN! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. Former Giants Safety Michael Thomas thinks that Jets’ Safety Jamal Adams can end up being the ‘face of the league’ in the near future. While Adams is a great player, I think this is a fairly outlandish thing to say for a multitude of reasons. The first being that the NFL is a Quarterback’s league; always has been, always will be. The second issue with Thomas’ statement is that Jamal Adams isn’t even the best defensive player in the NFL right now; and it’s debatable that he’s the best Safety in the league right now. While Adams is great, he’s little more than a big-hitting Safety who can also cover well. As a fan/coach, this is great. The flip side is that you won’t see too many exciting plays or takeaways from him. Adams isn’t Ed Reed or Troy Polamalu, and it’s uncertain if he’ll ever reach those levels. So while Thomas’ statement may have given some brownie points to Jets’ fans, it’s nothing more than a headline in this otherwise wasteland of NFL news. With that, here are your links to the team to start your day off.

Adam Rank - State of the Franchise: Critical year for Gase, Darnold, future of Jets

Yahoo Sports - Colin Cowherd has more faith in the Browns than Jets this season [Video]

Mason Smoller - 2020 New York Jets Preview: Interior Offensive Line

Brian Costello - Connor McGovern can stabilize a crippling Jets weak spot

Kristian Dyer - Tight end could be a position of strength for the New York Jets this season

Ethan Greenberg - Jets TE Reset: Chris Herndon ‘More Motivated Than Ever’

Spencer Aber - Jets wide receivers ranked among worst in NFL by Pro Football Focus

Connor Hughes - Five players that could be breakout candidates for the Jets this season

Robbie Weinstein - Why Sam Darnold could be the New York Jets' 2020 MVP

Sam Neumann - From Saquon Barkley to Mark Sanchez, here’s everyone Sam Darnold has worked out with this offseason

Sam Neumann - Why Le’Veon Bell talks to Adam Gase more than any coach he’s had

Todderick Hunt - NFL rumors: Jets’ Le’Veon Bell uses low Madden Football rating as motivation

Tyler Capossela - NY Jets: What did Jordan Jenkins' free agency really look like?

Tyler Greenawalt - Myles Garrett’s new deal gives Jamal Adams a little more leverage

Eric Allen - 2020 Matchup Preview: Jets vs. Dolphins

NewYorkJets.com - What Do You Need to Know About Jets vs. Dolphins in 2020?

Jeff Greenwood - AFC East Fantasy Football Breakdown Recap

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