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New York Jets Flight Connections 7/8/20

Bringing your daily links to the NFL’s New York Jets

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Good morning, Gang Green Nation! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. As we all know by now Kansas City Chiefs’ QB Pat Mahomes was given a monstrous 10-year 450M contract extension the other day. A lot of people have tried speculating what a contract extension would mean for players such as Jamal Adams or Sam Darnold because of this development. Let me be the first to tell you that neither of those two will warrant a contract to that extent. This isn’t pessimism, but just facts based on what we know already. If people are comparing Mahomes’ gigantic contract in any way to a Strong Safety’s potential extension, they need a reality check. Adams is a great SS, but he’s not the best ever, and it’s debatable if he’s even the best in the league right now. He hasn’t come close to bringing a ring to the Jets, and it’s also debatable as to how much better he makes the Jets’ defense. As for Darnold, he has potential to reach the status of a great QB. But nothing he has shown thus far compares to what Mahomes has done in the league so far. So let’s all pump the brakes on comparing these two to Mahomes. They aren’t comparable at all. So with that, here are your links to the team today.

Eric Allen - Sam Darnold 3.0: Working Toward a Big Jump

Chris Ryan - Ranking Sam Darnold’s top options in Jets’ passing game: Le’Veon Bell, Denzel Mims, Breshad Perriman, more

Robby Sabo - Denzel Mims: The perfect medicine for New York Jets QB Sam Darnold

Mike Tagliere - Sam Darnold Fantasy Football Outlook (2020)

Darryl Slater - Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes’ half-billion-dollar contract: How soon could GiantsDaniel Jones, Jets’ Sam Darnold land lucrative deals?

Justin Fried - NY Jets: Does Patrick Mahomes' extension impact Jamal Adams' situation?

Robby Sabo - A 'Keeping up with Jamal Adams' update: That Mamba Mentality

Justin Fried - NY Jets: 4 starters from 2019 that remain unsigned into July

Seth Everett - What free agents are still available for the New York Jets?

Tyler Greenawalt - Jets’ expectations for all undrafted free agents

Manish Mehta - Jets Top 20 Countdown: No. 9 LB Jordan Jenkins

Kristian Dyer - Grading Joe Douglas: Patrick Onwuasor is a solid addition at linebacker

Michael Nania - Can Bless Austin snag the No. 1 CB spot? | New York Jets training camp primer

Spencer Aber - Jets special teams coach Brant Boyer loves Ashtyn Davis’ mentality

Brian Costello - Frank Gore’s fascinating Jets role has Le’Veon Bell consequences

Joseph Nocco - Jets news: LaDainian Tomlinson opens up about decision to sign with New York

Sam Neumann - LaDainian Tomlinson explains why signing with Jets was the right move

Athlon Sports - New York Jets: 2020 Preseason Predictions and Preview

Randy Lange - 2020 Matchup Preview: Jets vs. Chiefs

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

Here’s the thread about nothing, come join in on the conversation!

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


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