The Jets need to fix their secondary, and one of the best cornerbacks in the league is on the trade block. The Lions have talked to “multiple teams” about trading cornerback Darius Slay, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
It’s been a while since the Jets had themselves a dominant pass rusher. Ever since John Abraham departed in 2006, New York has lacked an elite edge rusher that can consistently get to opposing quarterbacks.
Nate Hairston was thrown into the Jets’ cornerback mess after a preseason trade with the Colts last year. However, Hairston struggled mightily in Gregg Williams’ defense, which led him toward the bench during the back half of the season despite New York sustaining multiple injuries at the position.
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Prior to the start of last season, it appeared as if the Jets took their first step into this century and bought into offensive football. While the hire was controversial, they went for an offensive coach in Adam Gase, a small step in the right direction.
The New York Jets are stuck between a rock and a hard place as it relates to Le’Veon Bell this offseason. By now it’s well known that Jets head coach Adam Gase does not see Bell as a long-term fit in his offense.
The Jets struggled at multiple positions in 2019, but no unit was worse than New York’s cornerbacks. Aside from Brian Poole, who is set to hit free agency, the Jets got little to no production out of their corners throughout the season.
The Jets have turned to the CFL for some potential depth in their secondary. The team announced tonight that they’ve signed safety Anthony Cioffi. SiriusXM’s Adam Caplan tweets that it’s a two-year deal.
Last off-season, former New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan pieced together a very talented backfield. He signed former Pittsburgh Steelers superstar running back Le’Veon Bell to a four-year, $52 million deal.