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New York Jets Flight Connections 8/02/20

New York Jets Portrait Series Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images for New York Jets

Good morning, GGN! Another day, another Jets defensive star lost for the 2020 NFL season. First the Jets traded Jamal Adams, now C.J. Mosley will sit out the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns. The Jets defense is left with little in the way of star power, though Quinnen Williams could develop into a star in his second season.

Speculation has begun both that the Jets might tear things down and tank the 2020 season, or that they may do the opposite and acquire star players like Jadeveon Clowney, Yannick Ngakoue or Allen Robinson. Without any inside knowledge as to what Joe Douglas is thinking, I don’t expect either of these approaches to gain much traction. Acquiring a star player at this late date would seem to conflict with Douglas’ approach to free agency this season, unless Douglas is able to bring in said player at a substantial discount. And nothing we’ve seen to date suggests the Jets are even considering holding a fire sale. Most likely the Jets will continue with a methodical, long term approach to team building.

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

Rich Cimini - Jets LB C.J. Mosley opts out of 2020 season

Steve Serby - Losing C.J. Mosley for the season a big hit to Jets' defense

Brian Costello - Jets' C.J. Mosley will opt out of 2020 season

Kristian Dyer - COVID-19: New York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley opting out of 2020 NFL season

Manish Mehta - Jets CJ Mosley opts out of 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns

CBS New York - Jets LB C.J. Mosley Opting Out Of NFL Season

Al Iannazzone - Jets LB C.J. Mosley opts out for 2020 season because of family health concerns

Stats Perform - Coronavirus: Patriots WR Lee, Jets LB Mosley opt out of NFL season

Dylan Price - New York Jets’ C.J. Mosley Opts Out Of Season

Geoff Magliocchetti - New York Jets LB C.J. Mosley reportedly opting out of 2020 season

Sam Neumann - Jets ILB C.J. Mosley opts out of 2020 season

Sam Schneider - Jets’ C.J. Mosley Opts Out of 2020 Season

Chris Rosvoglou - Jets Star C.J. Mosley Opts Out Of Upcoming Season

Justin Fried - NY Jets: Analyzing the financial impact of C.J. Mosley opting-out

Spencer Aber - How does C.J. Mosley’s opt-out impact his contract & Jets’ salary cap?

Manish Mehta - Safety Bradley McDougald introduced as Jet

Seth Everett - Bradley McDougald talks about his trade to the New York Jets and fitting into Gregg Williams’ defense.

Tyler Greenawalt - Takeaways from Bradley McDougald’s first comments since joining Jets

Rich Cimini - Jets join Raiders in dreaded oh-fer club

Seth Everett - Family man Steve McLendon talks New York Jets training camp & COVID-19 implications

Tyler Calvaruso - Jets’ Steve McLendon says Woody Johnson ‘will be held accountable’

Tyler Capolessa - NY Jets: Chris Herndon’s return will help more than just Sam Darnold

Dennis Waszak Jr. - Jets’ Darnold enters 3rd season with ‘a ton more confidence’

Will Lomas - Quinnen Williams joins trade targets between Titans, New York Jets

Geoff Magliocchetti - Five New York Jets who could make the leap into the Top 100 Players of 2021

Justin Fried - NY Jets should consider signing free-agent kicker Graham Gan

Justin Fried - NY Jets reportedly have no interest in signing Jadeveon Clowney

Justin Fried - NY Jets: 3 stars the team could trade for with their extra draft capital

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

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

Enjoy the day everybody.

Poll

Ten years from now, who will be the greatest Jets quarterback of all time?

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  • 43%
    Joe Namath
    (152 votes)
  • 31%
    Sam Darnold
    (110 votes)
  • 1%
    Chad Pennington
    (6 votes)
  • 1%
    Ken O’Brien
    (6 votes)
  • 2%
    Bryce Petty
    (8 votes)
  • 0%
    Matt Simms
    (3 votes)
  • 0%
    Al Woodall
    (1 vote)
  • 9%
    Some dude yet to be drafted
    (34 votes)
  • 0%
    Dak Prescott
    (3 votes)
  • 3%
    Uncle Rico
    (14 votes)
  • 0%
    Sidd Finch
    (3 votes)
  • 0%
    Flying Snake
    (3 votes)
  • 0%
    Wolf
    (0 votes)
  • 1%
    Fred
    (5 votes)
  • 0%
    13
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Titus Andronicus
    (3 votes)
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