The Jets have done a pretty good job of filling most of their holes and putting themselves in a situation where they can use the draft to take a best player available approach with most of their picks. This should enable them to end up with a mixture of immediate contributors and developmental prospects.
We reviewed the offense on Sunday but now let's look at the defense in order to assess where there is room to add players...
Projected starters are in italics.
Jacob Martin (new signing)
Tim Ward (re-signed ERFA)
Bradlee Anae (futures signing)
Hamilcar Rashed (futures signing)
Losses: Kyle Phillips (still unsigned), Ronnie Blair (still unsigned)
Solomon Thomas (new signing)
Nathan Shepherd (re-signed)
Tanzel Smart (futures signing)
Losses: Folorunso Fatukasi (Jacksonville)
Losses: Blake Cashman (Houston), Jarrad Davis (Detroit)
DJ Reed (new signing)
Jordan Whitehead (new signing)
Lamarcus Joyner (re-signed)
Will Parks (re-signed)
Jovante Moffatt (futures signing)
Losses: Marcus Maye (New Orleans)
K Greg Zuerlien (new signing)
P Braden Mann
LS Thomas Hennessy
K Eddy Pineiro (re-signed RFA)
Losses: K Matt Ammendola