New York Jets Dream Offseason – V1 (Dalbin Osorio)

Dalbin Osorio with a V1 version of his dream New York Jets offseason

With the attention rightfully turning to the off-season, and the Jets once again armed with a treaure chest of cap space and a chance to quickly turn their team around with a rookie QB here is my dream off-season for Gang Green. First, let’s start with what we know:

Projected Cap Space currently: $106.6M

Cuts: C Spencer Long (save $6.6M), RB Isaiah Crowell (save $3M)

Cap Space After Cuts: $116.2M


  • WR Quincy Enunwa ($4.2M cap hit)
  • WR Andre Roberts ($1.6M cap hit)
  • C Johnathan Harrison ($1.5M cap hit)
  • DL Brandon Copeland ($1.6M cap hit)
  • DL Henry Anderson ($3M cap hit)

Cap Space After Signings: $104.3M

Free Agent Signings, with contract figures:

  • RB LeVeon Bell (3 years/57.5M deal/13M in year one)
  • C Brett Jones (2 years/10M/4.2M in year one)
  • EDGE Dante Fowler (4 years/56M/9.8M in year one)
  • EDGE DeMarcus Lawrence (5 years/94M/11.4M in year one)
  • CB Darqueze Dennard (4 years/40M/8.4M in year one)
  • WR Randall Cobb (3 years/39M/9.7M in year one)

Cap Space After Signings: $29.1M

NFL Draft

  • Trade 5th pick to Atlanta Falcons for 16th pick, 48th pick, 79th pick, and 112th pick
  • 16th Pick: WR AJ Brown, Ole Miss
  • Trade 48th pick to the Minnesota Vikings for the 54th pick and the 85th pick
  • 54th pick: CB Trayvon Mullen, Clemson
  • 68th pick: OT Mitch Hyatt, Clemson
  • 79th pick: RB Bryce Love, Stanford
  • 85th pick: DL Marquise Copeland, Cincinnati
  • 95th pick: S JR Reid, Georgia
  • Trade 112th pick to the Tennessee Titans for the 117th pick and the 149th pick
  • 106th pick: QB Tyree Jackson, Buffalo
  • 122nd pick: TE CJ Conrad, Kentucky
  • 144th pick: C Sam Mustipher, Notre Dame
  • 160th pick: OG Darryl Williams, Mississippi State
  • 221st pick: EDGE Jabari Zuniga, Florida

Depth Chart Entering 2019

QB: Sam Darnold, Tyree Jackson (2)

RB: LeVeon Bell, Bryce Love, Elijah McGuire, Trenton Cannon (4)

WR: AJ Brown, Quincy Enunwa, Randall Cobb, Robby Anderson, Deontay Burnett, Andre Roberts(6)

TE: Chris Herndon, Jordan Leggett, CJ Conrad (3)

LT: Kelvin Beachum, Mitch Hyatt

LG: Brian Winters

C: Brett Jones, Johnathan Harrison, Sam Mustipher

RG: James Carpenter, Darryl Williams

RT: Brandon Shell, Ben Ijilana (10)

RDE: Demarcus Lawrence, Jabari Zuniga

LDT: Nathan Shepherd, Marqise Copeland

RDT: Leo Williams, Mike Pennel

LDE: Henry Anderson, Foloronso Fatusaki (8)

OLB: Dante Fowler, Jordan Jenkins

ILB: Avery Williamson, Kevin St. Pierre, Neville Hewitt

OLB: Darron Lee, Brandon Copeland (7)

CB: Trumaine Johnson, Darqueze Dennard, Trayvon Mullen, Parry Nickerson, Derrick Jones, Jeremy Clark (6)

S: Jamal Adams, Marcus Maye, Terrence Brooks, JR Reid (4)

K: Jason Myers

P: Lachlan Edwards

LS: Thomas Hennessey

Carryover Cap Space to 2020: $15.7M

Author: Dalbin Osorio

Dalbin Osorio is a Case Planner for Graham-Windham, New York's oldest child welfare agency. He is, also, a student at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Dalbin graduated from Monroe College with a degree in Business Administration. A 3 sport utility man in high school (think a mix of Jerome WIlliams, Brad Smith, and Jayson Nix), he joined TOJ in 2013.