Good morning, Gang Green Nation! Our own David Wyatt-Hupton wrapped up a great series this week featuring his 5 favorite Jets of all time. These aren’t necessarily the greatest Jets of all time, but rather David’s personal favorites. There were some great choices in there, and the series got me to thinking about my own favorites. High on my personal list would be Bruce Harper, the diminutive but electric all purpose offensive “Swiss Army Knife” of the late ‘70s and early 80’s Jets. Harper was a local dude, out of Englewood, NJ. He played on a high school team that included John Travolta, of all people, at quarterback. At 5’ 8” and 175 pounds, Harper was too small to take the pounding of a feature back, so he made his mark in other ways, contributing as a change of pace back, a receiver, and a great return man who led the NFL in kickoff return yardage his first three years in the league. Harper was so much fun to watch, and though there are several Jets who were better, more impactful players through the years, Harper will always be way up there among my favorites. How about you? Who are your personal favorites?
Here are your links to your New York Jets this glorious Saturday in July:
Eric Allen, Ethan Greenberg, Randy Lange and Caroline Hendershot - What Would a Jump from Jets QB Zach Wilson in Year 2 Look Like?
David Wyatt-Hupton - My Favourite Jets: #1
Paul A. Esden Jr. - Jets, Steelers Trade Proposal Delivers $18 Million LB Devin Bush
Michael Obermuller - Jets Rumors: Max Mitchell Is ‘Likely’ Next Man up at OT
Paul A. Esden Jr. - Jets Urged to Add Ex-Seahawks Pro Bowl OL Duane Brown
Glenn Naughton - Even With a Dominant Pre-Season, Jets' Becton Could Land at Right Tackle
Brandyn Pokrass - The Jets' 2022 Rookie Class Holds the Key to the Organization's Future
Justin Fried - NY Jets' OG Laken Tomlinson considered a top-10 guard in the NFL
Justin Fried - Tiki Barber slams NY Jets QB Zach Wilson for 'trying to build his brand'
Nick Wojton - Ranking the New York Jets’ biggest offseason additions
Nick Wojton - ESPN: New York Jets Mekhi Becton outside top-10 OTs but does get votes
Nick Wojton - Jets salary cap: 4 players responsible for NFL low $2.08M dead money
Nick Wojton - Power rankings: PFF slot New York Jets in at 25th
Nick Wojton - B/R grades New York Jets’ 2018 draft class amongst NFL’s worst
Ryan Moran - New York Jets 2022 Preview: C Connor McGovern
Paul A. Esden Jr. - CFL Trades Multiple Picks for Ex-Jets OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
Here are your missed connections from yesterday.
Enjoy the day everybody.
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