After a turbulent offseason, the New York Jets began their 2017 campaign against the Tennessee Titans in front of a lightly filled audience at Metlife Stadium.
Just one day after fellow 2008 NFL Draft classmate Branden Albert announced his retirement, veteran left tackle Ryan Clady did the same.
Many were perplexed when New York spent their first two selections in the NFL Draft on safeties Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye, but it becomes more reasonable when you consider Bowles' use of defensive backs and factor in that former safety duo Marcus Gilchrist and Calvin Pryor were a serious liability and ultimately relieved of their duties.
New York Jets Position Battles: After a disappointing season, the Jets chose to undergo a full scale rebuild, placing an emphasis on player development.
Recently, each New York Jets second-round pick has had an infamous history of either being injury-prone or being total busts. Will 2017 be different?