3 Former Jets Who Still Can't Find a Job in 2024 Free Agency

NFL free agency has been open for a few weeks but there are a few former New York Jets who have yet to find a new home.

East Rutherford, NJ     December 3, 2023 -- Mekhi Becton of the Jets coming off the field in the
East Rutherford, NJ December 3, 2023 -- Mekhi Becton of the Jets coming off the field in the / Chris Pedota, NorthJersey.com / USA
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The New York Jets headed into free agency with clear needs along the roster. GM Joe Douglas understands the importance of winning in 2024 so they have aggressively attacked their needs in free agency.

The Jets signed Tyron Smith, Mike Williams, and John Simpson while also trading for Morgan Moses. They have hit some serious holes along the offensive line and added a legit playmaker.

Meanwhile, there are some former New York Jets players who haven't found a new home yet. Below we'll discuss three former Jets that are still looking for a job.

1. C.J. Uzomah, TE

Tight end C.J. Uzomah signed with the Jets in 2022 but things never worked for both sides. Uzomah failed to provide an impact as a blocker or receiver.

In two seasons with the Jets, the Auburn product had 29 receptions for 290 receiving yards, and three touchdowns.

He was released in early March by New York and has struggled to find a job.

Uzomah can be a vocal leader in the locker room and has playoff experience after playing in five postseason matchups with the Cincinnati Bengals.

His two-year run with the Jets was something to forget and has definitely affected his value on the open market. According to PFF, Uzomah finished with a 60 receiving grade and a 48.9 pass-blocking grade in 2023.

The 31-year-old also suffered an MCL injury that ended his season early. The combination of his health and play has limited his options on the open market.