New York Jets’ Defensive Line Depth Could Be Tested Early in Regular Season

September 1, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Jets have one of the deepest defensive lines in the NFL. If their recent string of bad luck continues, though, they may change "have" to "had" in that previous sentence.
We already know Sheldon Richardson will be absent for at least the first four games of the regular season due to a suspension for violating the league's policy on substance abuse. His suspension could be extended after being charged with resisting arrest in a July 14 run-in with the law. 
Muhammad Wilkerson was absent from practice from August 2-24 while dealing with a hamstring injury, but he returned to practice and started in the Jets' third preseason game against the New York Giants. 
But just in time for Wilkerson's return, rookie defensive lineman Leonard Williams was pulled from the game after suffering a knee injury. Of course, with the series of unfortunate events at the Jets facilities, everyone was left expecting the worst and hoping for the best. Fortunately f...

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