Fantasy Football: Are Any New York Jets Receivers Worth Drafting?

August 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Even with both Thomas Jones and Leon Washington shipped out of town during the offseason, the Jets are a rushing team and we all know it.  They want to punish you on defense and control the ball with the running game on offense.
Shonn Greene and LaDanian Tomlinson will get the job done on the ground (one would think).  Tomlinson is clearly on the downside of his career and while Greene dominated late in the year, we have yet to see him carry the load for 16 games.  Still, there are few question marks surrounding the running game.
The Jets, in order to have another weapon, have amassed tremendous depth at wide receiver, giving sophomore Mark Sanchez plenty of talent to utilize.
Then again, does the talent matter if they are likely going to continue sheltering Sanchez?  Last season he completed 34 passes of at least 20 yards, just 20th in the league.  In fact, he only attempted 364 passes, 25th most in the league, despite starting 15 games.

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