The Jets still need to fill this need, maybe in the draft. There is no way around it . . .
This huge Jets need is for a massive, athletic, run-stuffing defensive tackle to pair with Quinnen Williams. While the Jets’ defense improved
significantly last year, their run defense wasn’t great during the team’s six-game losing streak to end the season. The 60-yard run by Seattle’s Kenneth Walker on the Seahawks’ first offensive play was the poster child for the problem.
There were many big runs up the middle in which defensive tackles got
velcroed to blocks.
The Jets desperately need an immovable DT who dominates against
the run and is good at stacking and shedding, as well as taking on double teams. When was the last time they had a defensive tackle like that, Mo Wilkerson?
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