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New York Jets Flight Connections 4/30/21

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

2021 NFL Draft Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Good morning, Gang Green Nation! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. Zach Wilson and Alijah Vera-Tucker are the two newest members of the New York Jets. Wilson to the Jets was an absolute no-brainer. The team did surprise though, trading up to #14 and drafting OG Alijah Vera-Tucker. The Jets gave up their 23rd overall selection and two third-round picks to move up; and they also received a fourth-round pick. Don’t know if I agree with Douglas giving up the capital to select AVT, but the hope now is that he has to hit. Giving up three top-90 selections seems like a bad investment on my end, but that’s why they don’t pay me the big bucks. Hopefully it all pans out and the team can add another potential stud on Day 2. With that, here are your links to the team today.

Randy Lange - 2021 NFL Draft: Quarterback Zach Wilson, BYU, Round 1, Pick 2

Brian Costello - Jets select Zach Wilson with No. 2 pick in NFL Draft 2021

Sam Neumann - Zach Wilson is Jets’ 6th first-round QB of the Common Draft Era

Tyler Greenawalt - 2021 NFL draft: Instant analysis of Jets picking Zach Wilson

Darryl Slater - NFL Draft 2021: Jets take BYU’s Zach Wilson at No. 2 | Grading the pick — and his chances of becoming long-sought QB savior

Darryl Slater - NFL Draft 2021: Jets pick BYU’s Zach Wilson | Why he could finally end their post-Joe Namath QB misery

Joey Chandler - NFL Draft 2021: Jets’ Zach Wilson scouting reports | ‘Swagger and arm talent’

Joey Chandler - NFL Draft 2021: Jets’ Zach Wilson embracing challenge of turning around franchise

Tyler Calvaruso - 2021 NFL draft: Things to know about new Jets QB Zach Wilson

Tyler Greenawalt - 2021 NFL draft: Zach Wilson says Jets will be ‘a special team’

Randy Lange - 2021 NFL Draft: Offensive Line Alijah Vera-Tucker, USC, Round 1, Pick 14

Justin Terranova - Jets trade up in NFL Draft to select Alijah Vera-Tucker

Darryl Slater - NFL Draft 2021: Scouting reports on Jets’ Alijah Vera-Tucker, as Joe Douglas trades up for him | Can he play tackle if needed?

Geoff Magliocchetti - Nick Mangold commemorates Jets draft day by remembering his own

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

Here’s the thread about nothing, don’t forget to check it out!

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


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