The New York Jets will be preparing for their training camp up in Cortland, New York and very soon the pre-season games will be underway next month. The team is ready to go with its new draft class and with its current roster to see what will work, or what won’t work and how it needs to be fixed.
While the two biggest question marks entering camp include Gang Green's secondary and the passing game. While Eric Decker adds on the receiving corps with Stephen Hill and Jeremy Kerley who has acted like a No. 1 target, but he’s not at that level just yet.
Meanwhile news broke on Thursday, July 10 that there is trouble in Houston and maybe, just maybe John Idzik might take a gamble and speed up the process. Wide Receiver Andre Johnson just said he wants a trade out of Houston and maybe the Jets can be one of those sides that can land this top player.
In eleven seasons he has played in 154 games with 927 receptions for 12,661 yards with 61 touchdowns. He caught nine TD passes in 2009 for a season high and has amassed over 1,000 yards a season seven times, so we can definitely say if Johnson still has plenty of gas left in the tank he could be another weapon that will help with that development for Geno Smith or compliment the veteran Michael Vick.
Jets' fans want to see these draft picks develop into top players that can challenge for the AFC East Division against the New England Patriots, but of course the bigger picture is getting to the Super Bowl and winning that Vincent Lombardi Trophy for the second time in team history.
Can this situation help the Jets become very dangerous in the wide receiver department? We won’t know unless John Idzik pulls the trigger and actually says the team is going for it and with the schedule the way it is, having Johnson in the mix would be a great move to shake up the AFC East.