While some people are anointing the new guy as the starter, no decision has been made yet.
Talking about the Jets’ right tackle competition between incumbent George Fant, and recent addition Morgan Moses, a former starter for the Washington Football Team.
“As far as naming him the starting right tackle, George Fant has had fantastic OTAs and did a really nice job during minicamp,” Jets coach Robert Saleh said. “He has all the tools necessary to be a successful right tackle also. There’s a lot of competition from that spot and it’s going to be fun to watch.”
The addition of Moses gives the Jets’ great offensive tackle depth, no matter who wins the job.
“As far as adding Morgan, you can never have enough o-line and d-line in our opinion,” Saleh said. “I believe in that philosophy, same as Joe (Douglas). [Morgan’s] been a tremendous player for many years in this league. Adding him is a tremendous asset.”
How did Fant react to the move?
“I had a quick conversation with George,” Saleh said. “He’s a grown man, he gets it.”
Saleh added: “Just talking to George, I don’t really think he’s phased. He’s one of those internally motivated individuals that’s going to come out, work his tail off, do everything he’s done since we’ve arrived in this building and whatever happens, happens.”
So nothing has been decided yet.
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