Jets lack of weapons angle blown out of proportion

Do the Jets need to add another weapon or two in the draft and free agency?


But this concept I keep hearing that they have no weapons is childish.

At wide receiver, they have Santonio Holmes coming back from a foot injury, Stephen Hill, a high second pick last year, who has a lot of potential, a very good slot receiver in Jeremy Kerley and there is a good chance they bring back Braylon Edwards. I also like Jordan White, who had 140 catches as a senior at Western Michigan. Maybe now with John Idzik in town, a true believer in competition, White will get a legitimate chance to show what he can do.

At running back, they have Bilal Powell, who really improved last year as the season progressed, and seems poised for a big third season. They also have free agent addition Mike Goodson, an explosive back who is very good out of the backfield. Let’s not forget Joe McKnight (who, by the way, is an excellent kick returner, which makes him a weapon), and a sleeper in the super quick John Griffin, who was on the practice squad last year.

I just heard a commentator say they have “no tight ends.” What is Jeff Cumberland? A receiver?

Cumberland has amazing size-speed ratio, and looks like a player. The bad quarterback play has kept his numbers down.

Once again, do they need to add a few weapons in the draft and free agency? Of course.

But to act like the cupboard is bare is being intellectually dishonest.

Dan Leberfeld
Dan Leberfeld
Publisher of Jets Confidential Magazine. Call 1-800-932-4557 (M-F, 12-4) to subscribe. Co-host of Press Coverage every Saturday on SiriusXM NFL Radio from 11-2.

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