New York Jets 2014: Players They Can't Lose In Free Agency
The New York Jets have 24 free agents. Out of the 24 there are three that are worth keeping.
Can you guess which ones?
Here is a hint with their salary cap numbers.
Yes, I know, Garrard is still on the Jets' payroll.
Yep, another quarterback on the payroll.
The Jets are loaded down with quarterbacks who are eating up salary cap space. They are also not being productive.
Reynaud's career stats are 17 attempts for 32 yards, averaging 1.9 yards per carry.
Hilliard was placed on season-ending IR last year. Meaning he collected his base pay although he did not play a down. In the season before Hilliard carried the ball eight times for 31 yards.
For the 2013 season, Cumberland collected 58 receptions for 795 yards and seven touchdowns.
Kellen Winslow Jr.
For the 2013 season, Winslow was responsible for 31 receptions for 388 yards and two touchdowns.
For the 2013 season, Reuland collected one reception for seven yards.
For the 2013 season, Cribbs was on the receiving end of two passes. He had six yards.
Hazelton was signed to a reserve/future contract. He did not play a down.
Colon will be coming off a torn bicep injury suffered in Week 17 against the Miami Dolphins.
Ducasse struggled last season. He was benched in favor of rookie Brian Winters.
For the 2013 season, Lankster had 18 combined tackles.
For the 2013 season, Trufants had 20 combined tackles.
For the 2013 season, Walls had 20 combined tackles.
In the 2013 season, Berry suffered a season-ending knee injury.
For the 2013 season, Reed had 16 combined tackles.
The Jets' defense is good. Their free agents are not the reason.
For the 2013 season, Folk was 33-of-36 on field goal attempts.
Guessing time is over.
The Jets' offensive was erratic last year. At their best they were good, but when they were bad, it was bad.
Tight end Cumberland is a keeper. The Jets have no reliable wide receiver. Cumberland's stats are anemic when compared to the best free agent tight end on the market, Jimmy Graham. But few do. Cumberland was productive in an poor passing offense. He is worthy of re-signing.
Guard Colon suffered his injury at the end of the season. If his rehab is progressing he is worthy of a one year pay for play contract. Not to mention he should be able to be signed at a bargain.
Kicker Folk was the most productive weapon on the Jets' offense. They cannot possibly consider not re-signing him.
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