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Report: Jets Looking to Make Splash Move on Defense

Joe Douglas

Take it for what you will, Jets fans.

ESPN insider Jeremy Fowler is claiming that after a very active offseason, the Jets are still looking to make a “splash” move.  Fowler says Gang Green would like to add a “center fielder” at safety before the season kicks off.  This coming in an ESPN piece that ranked teams from 1-32.  The Jets came in at 21.

What could change for the better: It seems like New York is still looking for another splash move in the secondary. The Jets were in the mix for several high-cost free agents and signed corner D.J. Reed but could still use one more playmaker. A rangy center fielder at safety would elevate what should be an emerging defense. — Fowler

Any such move would tell us the Jets aren’t very happy with the progress of safety Ashtyn Davis, whose elite athleticism was expected to make him a defender who could cover the entire field.



This Article Was Written By Glenn Naughton

Glenn Naughton

Glenn was Born in the Bronx, New York and has followed the Jets religiously despite being stationed in several different countries and time zones around the world. He now resides in England and has been a JetNation member since 2005. Glenn will bleed green with the rest of us through the highs and lows.



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