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Jets need to re-sign Willie Colon Dan Leberfeld

With their right tackle Austin Howard departing for Oakland, it’s probably a good idea for the Jets to re-sign right guard Willie Colon.

Do you really think it’s a good idea to have an entirely new right side to their offensive line in a must-win year?

From what I hear, Colon is about a month away from being back to 100 percent from the arm injury he suffered in the Jets-Miami game in Week 17. It’s the kind of injury players come back from with no problem.

Bring him back on a one-year deal for around the veteran minimum, and draft a guard who can be developed along with former defensive lineman Will Campbell. Train them to possibly replace Colon in 2015, but don’t rush them (like Brian Winters was).

Colon is a heck of a run blocker, and having 4/5ths of their line coming back in tact will be good for the continuity of the unit.