3 Bold Jets Predictions for the 2024 Offseason

It will be an extremely important offseason for the New York Jets in 2024 so fans can expect a flurry of moves over the next few months.

Washington Commanders quarterback Sam Howell (14) looks for an open teammate as New York Jets
Washington Commanders quarterback Sam Howell (14) looks for an open teammate as New York Jets / Kevin R. Wexler / USA TODAY NETWORK
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3. New York Have Eyes Set on Improving The Offensive Line

The Jets had one of the worst offensive lines in the game in 2023. They were hampered by injuries throughout the year and they were forced to use 13 different combinations up front. It's hard for such a group to build continuity when you're swapping out players regularly.

Both Mekhi Becton and Duane Brown will likely be gone in the offseason so New York will be in the market for two new starting tackles. Rodgers is 40-year-old and you need to keep your veteran signal-caller upright.

The Jets currently own the No. 10 overall selection and that pick will probably be used on an offensive lineman. ESPN's Rich Cimini has reported that Joe Douglas has an "affinity" for Oregon State OT Taliese Fuaga.

Fuaga is an absolute beast in the run game due to his strength but has the finesse to hold up in pass blocking. He's been linked to the Jets for weeks and may be an option at No. 10 for New York.

Tyron Smith, Donovan Smith, and Jermaine Eluemunor are touching free agency in March. All these veterans could provide a massive boost to the trenches.

Guard Laken Tomlinson should be on the shortlist to get released. Since coming over to New York, Tomlinson has been a disappointment. In 2023, the Duke product had a 55 PFF grade while allowing seven sacks and recording three penalties. If New York moved on from him after June 1, they would save $8 million in cap space.

Kevin Zeitler is scheduled to be a free agent and could give New York a nice addition along the interior. Zeitler is turning 34 years old in March but he could still be an effective asset in the interior. The Wisconsin product has patience in both run and pass-blocking. Zeitler finished the 2023 season with a 69.3 PFF grade.

Getting proven veterans along the offensive line is never a bad idea.

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