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New York Jets Flight Connections 5/27/21

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Good morning, Gang Green Nation! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. One position that’s been overlooked - that could be a cause for concern - is the linebacker position. Fans have been used to the Jets defense playing in a 3-4 scheme, but under new head coach Robert Saleh, the team will be instituting a 4-3. In the offseason, the team acquired former Lions linebacker Jarrad Davis and drafted Jamien Sherwood and Hamsah Nasirildeen in the 5th round and 6th round respectively; but the team lost Frankie Luvu, Neville Hewitt, Harvey Langi, and have let Patrick Onwuasor walk in free agency. As of now, the starting linebackers for the Jets are C.J. Mosley (who essentially hasn’t played in two years), Blake Cashman (who’s never played more than eight games in a season), and Davis (former 1st round pick who has been in a slump). Behind them are either rookies, or players who’ve never contributed in a major way. Saleh may have to whip up some magic, or there may be a move to come. Only time will tell. With that, here are your links to the team this morning.

Brian Costello - Jets OTAs: Zach Wilson, Robert Saleh lead new-look squad

Jordan Dajani - New York Jets 2021 schedule: Predicting every game, opponent win totals, record projection

Ethan Greenberg - The Athletic Names the Jets the No. 3 Most Improved Team in NFL

Geoff Magliocchetti - New York Jets place four in PFF's Top 30 interior defensive linemen

Darryl Slater - Why Giants, Jets could have elite defensive lines in 2021, even as edge rusher questions remain

Michael Nania - Jets hire former Dolphins DC Matt Burke for game-management role

Tyler Greenawalt - UDFA Tristen Hoge looking to seize opportunity with Jets

Geoff Magliocchetti - New York Jets: The case for (and against) Julio Jones

DJ Bien-Aime II - Message to the Jets: Go get Julio Jones

Geoffrey Knox - NY Jets rumors: A former Super Bowl MVP as a backup QB?

Rich Cimini - A 671-pound version of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen? New York Jets bullish on OL tandem

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

Here’s the thread about nothing, make sure to check it out!

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

Poll

Who will be the Jets best linebacker this season?

This poll is closed

  • 76%
    CJ Mosley
    (404 votes)
  • 8%
    Jarrad Davis
    (47 votes)
  • 4%
    Blake Cashman
    (24 votes)
  • 9%
    Other
    (50 votes)
525 votes total Vote Now