Good morning, Gang Green Nation! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day! In an expected move, the Jets picked up the 5th year option of interior defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. Williams has been one of the better IDL since he’s come into the NFL, so this isn’t a shocker to anyone. Douglas - and Robert Saleh - have stressed the importance of having a stout defense to help young quarterback Zach Wilson. We’ve seen with teams in prior years how a strong defense can elevate an entire team, and that is the expectation going forward. It allows more room for error for the offense, in turn giving them more chances to succeed and thwarting any potential setbacks in the development of Wilson going forward. We’ll see if it pans out in the long run, but it’s a step in the right direction. With that, here are your links to the team to start your morning.
Randy Lange - Joe Douglas, Jets See Indianapolis and Beyond as Land of 'Opportunity'
Jack Bell - Jets HC Robert Saleh: Improving the Defense Is At the Front of Our Minds
Ryan Cole - Joe Douglas, Robert Saleh stress what a good defense means for a young QB
Rich Cimini - New York Jets' Robert Saleh, Joe Douglas say they can help Zach Wilson in Year 2 by fixing defense
Kristen Wong - NY Jets setting higher expectations for Zach Wilson in 2022
David Wyatt-Hupton - Jets need a safety net
Andrew Golden - Robert Saleh eyes 'unicorn' safeties: But do those prospects actually succeed?
Brian Costello - Jets' Robert Saleh adds fuel to raging Kyle Hamilton debate
Justin Fried - NY Jets have met with Treylon Burks, meeting went 'really well'
Ralph Vacchiano - Jets have the cap space to spend big in free agency, but don't be surprised if they take a different approach
Geoff Magliocchetti - New York Jets offseason preview Part IV: Tight Ends
Michael Nania - NY Jets draft/free agency: 5 poor blockers to avoid at tight end
Michael Nania - Is Marcus Williams an overhyped NY Jets free agent target?
Jacob Schyvinck - New York Jets 7-Round 2022 Mock Draft: Helping Zach Wilson Round 1
Zack Rosenblatt - Jets to pick up Quinnen Williams’ 5th-year option: Here’s Joe Douglas’ explanation — and how much he’ll cost in 2023
Ryan Morik - Jets hire Greg Scruggs as assistant D-line coach
Here are your missed connections from yesterday.
I hope you all have a safe and wonderful rest of the day!
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