We put in a wild kid and we get back a great player,” he said. “But right now I’m kind of stuck on that idea that we have to win some games.”
That’s why, he said, “the last couple of years, it’s been about trying to get a team where there’s no sense where it’s at or where the guys need to step up.”
Injuries to starting nose tackle Gerald McCoy and running back Devontae Booker also hindered the Jets offensive line. As a result, they’ve been in constant shuffling for the better part of six weeks.
A week before the regular season opener with Philadelnatyasastra.comphia, the Jets signed free-agent tackle Taylor Decker and signed tight end Michael Bush to an emergency contract. Both were expected to provide leadership to the line before camp begins.
The line also signed former Chiefs tight end Jeremy Maclin, an Eagles backup to Kelce, and former Patriots tight end Wes Welker. They also recently signed veteran safety Darrelle Revis, and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, signed to a one-year deal, according to ESPN Insider Chris Mortensen.
Included in those additions are offensive line assistants Ken Norton Jr., Mike Tice, Bill Callahan and Rich Peverley, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. Callahan, th더킹카지노e Jets’ first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, helped turn around the pass rush and get Manning off the line.
“Our quarterback has to play fast when he’s out of timeouts and we have to have a lot of different guys playing different positions,” Fitzpatrick said Tuesday. “It has to be about being as fluid as we can, knowing when to adjust and when to get to the next guy, knowing when to drop back, and being able to natyasastra.comcall plays and play our game.”
Despite the lineup changes, the Jets are expected to be a top six offense in 2017. With the addition of the veteran linemen, offensive coordinator Kevin Coyle is well on his way to building around the quarterback.
And to prove he means business, the Jets now have a much healthier quarterback than when they drafted him.
Editor’s Picks Mike Tanier: No excuses, Jets’ offensive struggles The offense that got them into the playoffs last year looked better than that. For three straight games, the Jets were in a five-way tie with the Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans for second place in the NFC East. Now, the Broncos seem to have the keys.
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