New York Jets’ Wide Receiver Breakdown

March 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Wide Receiver
Starters: Braylon Edwards and Jerricho Cotchery
Backups: David Clowney, Brad Smith, Danny Woodhead, Aundrae Allison
Key Losses: Chansi Stuckey
The New York Jets have lacked a big, physical WR that demands a double team from defenses since they parted ways with Keyshawn Johnson. The Jets feel like Braylon Edwards can be that guy.
Edwards came to the Jets via a trade with the Cleveland Browns in the beginning of the 2009 regular season. His first start with the Jets was against the Miami Dolphins in week five, only a few days after the Jets acquired him. This was arguably his best game so far as a Jet, catching five passes for 64 yards and a score.
Braylon obviously has all the tools to be a top WR in the game but has struggled with dropping passes. His drops usually come on routine catches, ones in which he is wide open. If the pass is thrown a yard over his head or three feet behind him, Edwards usuall...

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