With Gardner and Reed on board, how’s Bryce Hall doing? Dan Leberfeld

Cornerback Bryce Hall started for the Jets last year, but they added two potential starters this off-season in draft pick Sauce Gardner, and free-agent addition, D.J. Reed, who came over from Seattle.

So there is a good chance Hall could lose his starting job to one of these men.

How is Hall holding up with the changing landscape in the cornerback room?

“Bryce is awesome,” said Jets coach Robert Saleh. “I do want to be clear, and I know, like you just said, fourth overall and I’m not trying to stir up headlines, it probably will, he still has to go earn it. Bryce has started, he’s taking the one reps and it’s not for show. You have to earn your right to play football. Just because you were drafted in a certain spot it doesn’t mean anything.”

Well maybe at quarterback it means something.

But as for Hall, he’s working as hard as he ever has.

“Bryce is attacking every moment and he’s doing everything he can to keep himself exactly where he’s been,” Saleh said.

And it’s possible Reed could move inside on passing downs and play slot corner, with Hall and Gardner at the outside corner spots.


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