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Rex Ryan's Sleepers

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Rex Ryan named some under the radar Jets he feels are standing out.

Obviously there is still a long time for that list to change. Preseason performances are liable to add and subtract names.

Hyder is an interesting name. He's an undrafted free agent defensive lineman out of Texas Tech. At 6'2" and 290 pounds, he probably projects as a defensive end in a base 3-4.

With the depth the Jets have up front, it might make things difficult for Hyder to make the roster. On the other hand, the talent the Jets have also means he could sit a year on the bench and use time in practice to refine his technique. One path to the roster might be on special teams as Hyder blocked a field goal and a punt last season for the Red Raiders.

It might be worth keeping an eye on him in preseason.