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Brant Boyer To Remain As Jets Special Teams Coordinator.

NFL: JAN 03 Jets at Patriots Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

There’s a lot of change with Jets at the moment, but here’s a little bit of continuity for you.

Tom Pelissero has revealed that Brant Boyer will be remaining with the Jets as their ST coordinator.

The former NFL linebacker joined the Jets in 2016 as has been the special teams coordinator since.

The Jets special teams were pretty underwhelming last year, like the rest of the team. Sam Ficken and Sergio Castillo combined to kick 75% on FG attempts and 83.3% on extra points.

Braxton Berrios averaged 8.6 yards per return and a number of players averaged 19.8 yards per return on kickoffs.

We have seen success historically with Boyer, Andre Roberts went to the Pro-Bowl in 2018 as a return specialist, he returned both a punt and a kickoff for a TD that year and averaged 29.8 yards per kick return. The Jets decided not to re-sign Roberts who ended up signing with the Bills.

The Jets also had Jason Myers selected to the Pro Bowl in 2018, but again the Jets failed to re-sign him and he ended up in Seattle where he hit 24/24 field goals in 2020.

I have a lot of faith in Boyer, the Jets just need to give him some useful pieces to work with.

They started that by selecting punter Branden Mann in the 6th round of the 2020 NFL draft out of Texas A&M. One of the busier players in the NFL due to the Jets offensive woes, Mann averaged 43.9 yards per punt and led the league in overall punting yards with 3,598.