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New York Jets Flight Connections 7/31/21

New York Jets Training Camp Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images

Good morning, Gang Green Nation! Denzel Mims has gone from starting for the New York Jets last year, to playing on the second team in OTAs, to playing on the third team, behind such luminaries as Braxton Berrios and Vyncint Smith, in training camp. Any way you slice it that is not a good look for last year’s second round draft pick. Perhaps it is just a motivational ploy, but that is not a given. Even if it is a motivational ploy, what does it say about Mims that working with the second team all spring was not motivation enough? It’s still early, but early turns to late very quickly in an NFL training camp. The first preseason game is just two weeks from today, and the last preseason game is less than two weeks after that. Mims is unlikely to be cut. Even if the new Jets coaching staff is less than enamored with him, he probably has a trade market after being drafted in the second round just last year. But if Mims is still running with the third team a month from now, a trade may well be forthcoming.

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

Jason Fitzgerald - OTC Video: The Jets, Zach Wilson, and Salary Offsets | Over the Cap

Eric Allen - Jets Practice Report | DE Carl Lawson and S Marcus Maye Lead Defense

Ethan Greenberg - Jets QB Zach Wilson Excited to Be Back to Doing ‘What I Love’

Steve Serby - Zach Wilson has humbling Day 1 with the Jets

Brian Costello - Zach Wilson’s first practice with Jets a rough one

DJ Bien-Aime II - Jets QB Zach Wilson struggles in first training camp practice

Rich Cimini - After wide range of emotions, New York Jets rookie QB Zach Wilson makes training camp debut

Brian Costello - Elijah Moore makes impressive catch at Jets’ training camp

Brian Costello - Jets training camp: La’Mical Perine shows some burst

DJ Bien-Aime II - Jets defense dominating the action in the early going

Rich Cimini - Former Jets’ Joe Namath and Winston Hill - A rose, a scotch and a Hall of Fame friendship

Jordy Fee-Platt - Jets training camp: LT Mekhi Becton excited for breakout season

Jordy Fee-Platt - Jets training camp: Carl Lawson hopes to transform defensive line

Justin Fried - NY Jets: Denzel Mims demoted to third-team in training camp

Justin Fried - NY Jets didn't open Zach Wilson negotiations until last week

Christian Agathis - NY Jets 2021 Training Camp State of the Roster: Quarterback

Christopher Nimbley - Today's Observations: All About Zach

Tyler Greenawalt - Jets’ insistence on offset language in Zach Wilson’s deal is common

Gary Phillips - Jets work out Jordan Matthews, who has multiple ties to team’s regime

Paul A. Esden Jr. - Jets Exploring Position Switch for Talented Veteran NFL WR

Tyler Calvaruso - Bryce Hall sees ‘hungry’ Jets cornerback room in training camp

Tyler Greenawalt - Jets will let Morgan Moses, George Fant battle for right tackle job

Tyler Calvaruso - Jets C Connor McGovern ‘fired up’ to play in Mike LaFleur’s offense

Tyler Greenawalt - Robert Saleh: Jets, Giants discussed joint practices

Glenn Naughton - Up and Down day for Zach Wilson at Jets Camp as Defense Dominates

Paul A. Esden Jr. - Training Camp Jets 53-Man Roster Projection: Surprises Aplenty

Michael Obermuller - Jets QB Zach Wilson’s ‘Dream Purchase’ Cannot Be Bought

Here are your missed connections from yesterday.

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

Enjoy the day everybody.


Will Denzel Mims be on the Jets opening day roster?

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  • 81%
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  • 6%
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  • 3%
    Who’s Denzel Mims?
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    Who am I and why am I here?
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    Flex Tape
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    This one goes to 11
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