The 2017 Buffalo Bills season is right around the corner. Their Week 1 opponent, the New York Jets, have been accused of tanking by some. We went to the source and asked our Jets blog, Gang Green Nation, to update us on what is happening in New Jersey this offseason.
New York Jets
Notable free agent departures: WR Brandon Marshall (released), CB Darrelle Revis (released), OC Nick Mangold (released), LB David Harris (released), WR Eric Decker (released), OT Breno Giacomini (released), QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, PK Nick Folk
Draft picks expected to contribute as rookies:
S Jamal Adams: If you draft a player in the top ten, he is expected to contribute. Many felt the Jets got a steal with the LSU safety at 6. He is expected to take a leadership role on the defense from day one.
S Marcus Maye: The Jets double-dipped at safety. Todd Bowles likes versatility in his safeties, and both Adams and Maye can do a little bit of everything. The departures of Pryor and Gilchrist mean Maye will receive a baptism by fire.
WR Ardarius Stewart and WR Chad Hansen: The departures of Marshall and Decker have opened up playing time for the team’s third- and fourth-round draft picks, although they will need to beat out other youngsters to get a shot.
ER Dylan Donahue: It’s a lot to ask a fifth-round rookie to contribute much of anything, but the Jets do have a hole at outside linebacker. Donahue is a favorite of the…
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