3 Offseason Moves That Will Backfire on the New York Jets

The Jets can be seen as winners of the off-season, but we'll have to wait until the season's underway to truly judge.

Dec 28, 2023; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh loosk on during the first
Dec 28, 2023; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh loosk on during the first / Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
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3. Making 2024 the Sole Focus

The biggest issue with this off-season for the Jets is that every move is being made in the short term. In all likelihood, the Jets will need to fill all of these holes again in 2025 as a majority of the signings were one-year deals. This becomes a massive risk with the injury history of most of the team's signings.

While the Jets need to win with Aaron Rodgers now they also should prepare for a post Aaron Rodgers world. While Rodgers is signed through 2025 there's a solid chance 2024 is his final season as he's contemplated retirement the past few seasons.

The only significant signing the Jets made longer than a one-year deal was the signing of guard John Simpson (not counting Thomas Morstead and Tyrod Taylor's multi-year deals as "significant). The Jets could've easily signed players that would help the team in the immediate future while also gaining pieces for the future.

Once Aaron Rodgers retires the Jets will likely need to draft a rookie quarterback unless the team makes another big move at the position. The next quarterback will likely join a team with one solid receiver in Garrett Wilson and three question marks on the offensive line. The team saw what bringing a rookie quarterback onto a bad roster can do with Zach Wilson and it appears they're setting this roster up to ruin another young quarterback.

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