Could this incredible opportunity impact Jets free agent approach? Dan Leberfeld

Yes, the Jets have a lot of cap space entering free agency.

And coming off a 4-13 season, they clearly need to add some free agents to buttress their roster. There is no doubt about it.

However, you have to wonder, if they might not go hog wild signing free agents, considering they have four premium 2022 draft picks in the top 38 – two each in the first and second rounds.

Their goal is to land four potential starters with these picks.

“You always want to get starters out of your first and second-round picks,” said Jets assistant GM Rex Hogan in an exclusive interview with the team’s website. “With these four picks, and how high they are, we feel really good about it.”

So with the Jets’ goal of landing four eventual starters in the first two rounds, perhaps they take a measured approach in free agency.

Yes, they will sign some players, no question, but will also be cognizant of what they could potentially add in the first two rounds of the 2022 draft. And they also need cap space to pay those four players.


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