The Jets may not have finished adding to their young core of defensive players.
After a very brief retirement, former Baltimore linebacker Zach Orr confirmed that he was looking to play in 2017. The former undrafted player retired in January following a congenital neck and spine condition that ended his season.
Before his retirement, Orr was quickly becoming a reliable defender in Baltimore. In 2016 alone, he recorded 132 tackles with 5 passes defensed, 3 interceptions and one forced fumble. It really was a coming out party for the former North Texas prospect.
He would be an ideal candidate to join a team like the Jets, a team that is building for a bright future.
Orr has already met with the Lions, with reports indicating that the Lions medical staff were happy with his condition. He's set to meet the Colts today before meeting with the Jets. The Colts and Lions offer Orr the best opportunity to reach the play-offs immediately and both could really do with his services.
If all the team doctors give him the all-clear, it's very possible that the Jets could outbid the opposition for his services, seeing him as an important building block for the future.