This Jet looks like he could be a good one Dan Leberfeld

While there are no moral victories in the NFL, from a developmental standpoint, this Jets’ player took a big jump in their Week Two loss to New England.

Talking about Jets left guard Alijah Vera-Tucker, who was a little inconsistent in the Jets’ opening day loss to Carolina, but was much better in Week Two.

Here are three plays of note from the former USC star, who the Jets picked with the 13th pick of the 2021 first round:

In the first quarter, on a 13-yard run by Michael Carter off left tackle, Vera-Tucker had an excellent block on LB Ja’Whaun Bentley to open the hole.

In the second quarter, on a Tevin Coleman gain of 17 up the middle, Vera-Tucker pulled right and took out defensive Deitrich Wise.

In the fourth quarter, on third-and-two, Carter had a 14-yard run to the left side, and Vera-Tucker helped pave the way, taking out defensive tackle Christian Barmore.

You get the sense that this guy, if he stays healthy, could be a dominating player for Gang Green.


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