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Mason minimizes damage for Jets

After dismantling their receiver corps, Gang Green saved face by landing the veteran

Updated: August 7, 2011, 4:35 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

The "Flight Boys" are history. Meet the "Frequent Flyers."

Over the span of six days, the New York Jets dismantled their under-30 receiving corps and replaced it with a more experienced group -- a kind way of saying older. They parted ways with Braylon Edwards, 28, and Jerricho Cotchery, 29, and brought in Plaxico Burress, 33, and Derrick Mason, 37, who agreed to terms Saturday.

The only holdover from last season's troika, which dubbed itself "The Flight Boys," is Santonio Holmes, ...

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