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New York Jets Flight Connections 2/18/21

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Good morning, Gang Green Nation! There’s been a lot of talk lately about the New York Jets using the #23 pick in the 2021 NFL draft on an edge rusher. Lord knows how much the Jets need an edge rusher. However, the 2021 draft is not exactly filled to the brim with premium edge rushing prospects. If the right guy is available, it might make sense to target an edge rusher early. It might also make sense to take advantage of a free agent class that may feature several good options at the position. There may not be any All Pro pass rushers in the draft or free agency this year, but a one from column A and one from column B approach in which the Jets draft one high and sign one of the better options in free agency might do wonders for the Jets pass rush going forward, even without a game wrecker. Pair the two 2021 acquisitions on the edge with Quinnen Williams and John Franklin-Myers on passing downs and the Jets just might have the makings of a pretty good four man pass rush for the first time in what seems like forever. One can only hope.

Here are your links to the Jets this glorious Thursday in February:

Jack Bell - For the Jets, This Offseason Will Be Marked by Flexibility

Ethan Greenberg - Jets’ Javelin Guidry Gained Confidence in Rookie Season

Justin Fried - NY Jets: 5 edge rushers to target in 2021 free agency

Justin Fried - NY Jets take Zach Wilson in Daniel Jeremiah's 2021 NFL mock draft 2.0

Justin Fried - NY Jets: One NFL team has Zach Wilson ranked as QB1

Tyler Calvaruso - 2021 NFL Free Agency: 4 pass rushers Jets should avoid

Tyler Greenawalt - 2021 NFL Free Agency: 5 centers the Jets should target

Tyler Calvaruso - 2021 NFL Free Agency: Should the Jets re-sign Bradley McDougald?

Sam Neumann - J.J. Watt uses Jets HC Robert Saleh’s favorite saying on Instagram

Spencer Aber - 2021 NFL draft: Zach Wilson, Ronnie Perkins to Jets in NFL Network mock

Phil Sullivan - 2021 NFL Offseason Dates To Remember

Max Goodman - New York Jets take Oklahoma edge rusher Ronnie Perkins in mock draft

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

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

Enjoy the day everybody.


How many of the top 50 (average annual salary) free agents will the Jets sign?

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