You need this in the NFL, and now the Jets are much better in this area than the last few years.
Talking about quality depth.
They have a lot of it right now.
“There’s strength in numbers,” said Jets assistant GM Rex Hogan. “The depth now is different from when it was in 2019. The turnover has been crazy. We now have seven guys who were on the roster from the 2019 team. We added depth across the board. Robert (Saleh) is happy, we’re happy, the coaching staff is happy.”
It’s going to lead to some very tough decisions when they have to make cuts at the end of training camp.
“It’s a good problem to have,” Hogan said. “We’ll see how guys compete and fight for reps.”
A perfect example of the Jets’ improved depth is at defensive end:
With Carl Lawson, Jermaine Johnson, Jacob Martin, Vinny Curry, Michael Clemons and John Franklin-Myers (on rushing downs), there are six defensive ends who should make it, and also in the room are Bryce Huff, Jabari Zuniga, Tim Ward, Hamilcar Rashed and Bradley Anae (13 sacks as senior at Utah).
In a sport with so many injuries like football, quality depth is of the utmost importance.
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