The Jets were chastised after making a ‘dumb’ offseason decision. It is not uncommon for the New York Jets to make a gaffe or two; in fact, it has occurred far too frequently in their history. Although they were hammered this week for an offseason decision (or lack thereof) that put a key member of their defense in jeopardy.
Join the Nokia Newson Jets newsletter to get the latest Jets news delivered to your inbox! The media has made an effort to bring it up. Earlier this offseason, several fans, and media analysts pleaded with the Jets to improve their cornerback group. It lacked experience, celebrity, and plain bravado. Despite this, the coaching staff had faith in their players.
Everyone who criticized this group from the outside in the preseason has had to eat crow for the majority of the season. The corners in the scheme were excellent, showing flashes of brilliance and possibly hinting at a respectable unit for years to come. Then, in the last month, everything fell apart: They’ve lost three of their last four games, allowing a total of 175 points. There have been serious concerns raised about this group.
As a result of all of this, Brent Sobleski slammed the Jets for making the “most boneheaded decision of 2021.”He questioned why the Jets spent so little money this offseason on cornerback:Most would say, “Who?” when asked to name one of their cornerbacks. Gang Green’s cornerbacks are among the “least desirable” in the NFL.
Essentially, the Jets “ignored the position.”The majority of the harsh criticism is justified; the Jets attempted to build a championship team on a budget of (dollars)5 million.Undrafted free agents and third-round picks abound in the cornerback position.That has to change this offseason, and luckily, they’ll have all of the tools to do so.
Four top-50 NFL draught picks in 2021 are expected, as well as more than (dollar)50 million in cap space.
Players to keep an eye on in the coming rounds include both free agents and draught picks. The free-agent options for 2022 include JC Jackson of the New England Patriots, Sidney Jones of the Seattle Seahawks, and Richard Sherman of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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