New York Jets’ 5 Biggest Offseason Mistakes

The New York Jets' 5 Biggest Offseason Mistakes So Far

New York Jets' 5 Biggest Offseason Mistakes So Far
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The New York Jets went into the NFL free agency with plenty of money to spend. The plan was to upgrade their offense dramatically as well as grab some solid cornerbacks to replace departing players like Ed Reed and Antonio Cromartie. Unfortunately, the Jets dropped the ball yet again.

See the 5 biggest offseason mistakes the Jets have made so far.

5. No Reunion With Darrelle Revis

5. No Reunion With Darrelle Revis
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5. No Reunion With Darrelle Revis

5. No Reunion With Darrelle Revis
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The Jets had a great opportunity to pursue free agent cornerback Darrelle Revis. They definitely made a mistake not going after him to see if a deal could be reached. What makes the matter even worse? Revis is now a New England Patriot. He will be sure to greet his friends in the AFC East -- one interception at a time.

4. Bringing In Michael Vick And All His Baggage

4. Bringing In Michael Vick And All His Baggage
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4. Bringing In Michael Vick And All His Baggage

4. Bringing In Michael Vick And All His Baggage
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The Jets took a big risk bringing in quarterback Michael Vick into their organization considering his past. Now you have animal lovers all across New York trying to get petitions to keep him from participating in training camp. It would have been better to go after another quarterback but now they have to deal with the consequences. Vick can't stay healthy and he isn't nearly the superstar he once was in his prime.

3. Dimitri Who?

3. Dimitri Who?
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3. Dimitri Who?

3. Dimitri Who?
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Dimitri Patterson isn't exactly what the Jets had hoped for but it screams as a last-ditch effort move. He's inconsistent and dealing with a nagging groin injury. The Jets will now resort to using their first round draft pick on a cornerback because Dee Milliner just isn't there yet. The Jets' defensive backfield will be a huge weakness on the team that quarterback's like Tom Brady and Ryan Tannehill will easily exploit.

2. No Effort To Sign DeSean Jackson

2. No Effort To Sign DeSean Jackson
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2. No Effort To Sign DeSean Jackson

2. No Effort To Sign DeSean Jackson
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The Jets absolutely dropped the ball when it came to acquiring a major deep threat and true No. 1 receiver in DeSean Jackson. He could have complimented Eric Decker extremely well with his speed and ability to make big plays. Now the Jets will have to once again resort to the draft to add unproven talent to their wide receiver corps.

1. No Pursuit After Chris Johnson

1. No Pursuit After Chris Johnson
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1. No Pursuit After Chris Johnson

1. No Pursuit After Chris Johnson
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Adding a veteran running back should be a top priority for the Jets. Chris Ivory is coming off a good productive season but can't do it alone. Bilal Powell will most likely not be considered a decent backup, so the Jets might draft another towards the later rounds. Pairing both Ivory and Johnson together would spell a true ground-and-pound duo that could be hard to defend against. The Jets have yet to make any moves towards acquiring him.


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