Jets still lack depth at two key positions after productive offseason

The Jets feel good after a productive offseason during which general manager Joe Douglas filled some of the team’s roster holes, through both free agency and the draft.

“We’re better, and I know we’re going to be better,” head coach Robert Saleh said during organized team activities last week. “We’re young, we’re a year older, we brought in some really cool pieces, a lot of guys who stand for the right stuff, who live and breathe football. Now it’s just a matter of continuing to gain that continuity and confidence and, again, just take it one game at a time.”

The Jets have months of work to put in before they open the season against the Ravens on Sept. 11 at MetLife Stadium. There are many factors, from the development of quarterback Zach Wilson to team health, that will factor into how they will do this season. But with roster building pretty much complete, let’s take a look at where the Jets have improved and where they still have holes.

Biggest Improvements

Tight end: Jets tight ends had 534 receiving yards last season, the second-lowest total in the NFL. Douglas knew he had to improve the position to help out Wilson, and he did that this offseason.

Robert Saleh and Joe Douglas.Bill Kostroun

The Jets signed C.J. Uzomah and Tyler Conklin in free agency. Those two combined for 110 receptions for 1,086 yards and eight touchdowns last season. That will…

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