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PFF: Jets Have NFL’s Worst Roster

Buffalo Bills v New York Jets Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images

Pro Football Focus ranked NFL rosters. They don’t have kind things to say about the Jets, whose roster they ranked worst in the league.

Biggest strength: Leonard Williams, the No. 6 overall pick in 2015, is already one of the league's top defensive linemen. He played all over the line for the Jets last season, posting 55 pressures. His 48 defensive stops trailed only Damon Harrison among interior defenders.

Biggest weakness: The Jets' secondary remains an issue. New York will likely rely on two rookies to start at safety, and there are no standouts at cornerback.

By the numbers: Josh McCown, who is leading the Jets' quarterback competition by default, completed just 36.2 percent of his passes under pressure in 2016. Bryce Petty wasn't much better at 48.5 percent. Second-year player Christian Hackenberg never got on the field in 2016 but could get a shot this season.

PFF’s grading system in the post notes that five projected starters on both offense and defense rated as poor last year (...if you’re into the PFF grading system. I personally am not).

It is no secret many are expecting 2017 to be a long year for the Jets. I think this is a fair assessment of where their talent level is for the most part. The only thing I’d disagree with is the biggest weakness. The secondary has at least added some top Draft picks and a former top ten pick at cornerback. There is some degree of hope their. Their statistics at quarterback kind of tell the story at that position. It’s tough for me to see where this team gets quality quarterback play, and that is what sinks NFL teams.