Dylan Price breaks down the New York Jets crowded inside linebacker depth chart
The New York Jets have accumulated an extensive amount of depth at the ILB position. In the 2019 offseason, the Jets inked C.J. Mosley to one of the richest deals for a linebacker in the league’s history. The former first rounder immediately was deemed a staple of the Jets defense. However, after one game he went down with a groin injury that plagued the entirety of the season. The Jets old regime handed the 4 time pro bowler a rich deal in what some viewed as a last ditch effort for Mike Maccaganan to salvage his job, expecting him to lead the defense for 5 years.
Dylan Price with 4 surprise players who can stick on the New York Jets final roster…
The Jets have something they haven’t had in years, depth. For so long it’s felt like the Jets have slapped bandaids on key positions and hoped for the best with the backups. If you look at positions like wide receiver, corner, edge rusher and offensive line, there’s been a lack of depth there for years. In no means are the issues resolved at those positions or is there a surplus of talented players, and that’s why that lack of depth could vault a few underrated players onto the roster…
Dylan Price on the New York Jets being unable to pay Marcus Maye long term
Jamal Adams is one of if not the most crucial player to the New York Jets success. He’s a dynamic player capable of making an impact in a variety of ways. In the same draft class, the Jets also selected another safety who’s gone on to be an impact player, Marcus Maye. Despite battling injuries, Maye has been the Robin to Jamal’s Batman. The duo have been a staple of the Jets secondary for a few years now. However, Jamal Adams’ longing to get PAID could push his tag team partner out of New York.