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Drew Coleman May Start at CB2, With Wilson Moving to Nickel

Last week, Jets had a lot of mis-communications in their secondary and it allowed a young, mediocre QB in Chad Henne to throw for 300+ yards. 

This week, Jets face the mighty Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is not exactly a gunslinger in his own right. So, it's time to make some adjustments and try some new things.

Newsday's Rod Boone provided the info via a Tweet:


#Jets may, emphasis on may, put Coleman on the outside in Revis' spot and move Wilson back inside to the nickel if Revis doesn't play Sun.

I like it, and this is coming from a guy who has constantly ridiculed Coleman, and didn't even expect to see him on the 53-man roster this year. As it stands though, he was good in coverage late in the Miami game, and made a big tackle on RB Ronnie Brown on the second-to-last play of the Dolphins' final drive.

The irony here, is that Coleman was the guy who allowed WR Greg Camarillo to torch us and beat us late in the first matchup between the two last season. However, he was good last week, so he's earned a shot to start on the outside.

CB Kyle Wilson will now get some reps at nickelback, where he will likely play the following week if CB Darrelle Revis returns. He needs to work on his footwork and positioning as he often has his back to the quarterback. He's got to get turned around, and I believe he will work on it and get there.