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New York Jets Flight Connections 7/11/21

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Good morning, Gang Green Nation! July 15th is just four days away now, and Marcus Maye remains without an extension. If the Jets and Maye fail to get a deal done in the next four days, Maye will play the 2021 NFL season under the franchise tag and the two sides will not be able to negotiate further until after the end of the 2021 season. I expect that is what will happen. I also expect Maye will not be with the Jets in 2022. By the start of the 2022 season Maye will be 29.5 years old. That is likely too old for a long term extension, and I think it is unlikely the Jets place the franchise tag on Maye again in 2022, as $13 million is a hefty amount for a player the Jets say they view as a strong safety. We’ll see how this plays out. Perhaps the two sides will hammer out an agreement in the next few days. But I suspect Maye fans might be well advised to enjoy the 2021 season, as it might be the last season we see Maye in a Jets uniform.

Here are your links to the Jets this glorious Saturday in July:

Jordy Fee-Platt - New York Jets projected to win eight games in 2021

James Kuntz - What are fair expectations for Elijah Moore?

Justin Fried - NY Jets news: Time is running out for Marcus Maye extension

Tyler Greenawalt - Marcus Maye, Jets have 5 days to agree on an extension

Paul A. Esden Jr. - Mekhi Becton’s ‘Hall of Fame’ Traits Skyrocket Him in New NFL Rankings

Michael Obermuller - QB Trainer: Jets Zach Wilson ‘Cerebral’ Like Coordinator

Justin Fried - NY Jets: Ranking all 12 of the team's free-agent signings

Justin Fried - NY Jets: Morgan Moses signing gives team impressive OL depth

Tyler Calvaruso - Jets training camp 90-man roster preview: Safeties

Tyler Greenawalt - Best Jets fail to make ESPN’s top-10 defensive lists

Tyler Greenawalt - MetLife Stadium releases updated COVID-19 protocols

Geoff Magliocchetti - New York Jets 2021 offseason recap: Defensive line

Paul A. Esden Jr. - Jets Would Back up the Brinks Truck for Dreamy 2022 FA Linebacker

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

Here is the Thread About Nothing. Why not stop in and say hello?

Enjoy the day everybody.

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Will Marcus Maye play under the franchise tag this season?

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