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Offensive skill position grades for Jets after bye week

Oct 17, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; The New York Jets offense squares off against the Arizona Cardinals defense at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 17, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; The New York Jets offense squares off against the Arizona Cardinals defense at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
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As the New York Jets come off their bye week, they prepare for a matchup against the New England Patriots. Before this, though, let’s check out their midseason grades by offensive skill-position.

*Disclaimer: Players such as Jalin Marshall, Robby Anderson, and Eric Decker weren’t included due to lack of playing time and injury. It hurts my heart to type this. Just end this nightmare of a season!

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D-. The only reason I don’t have Fitz at a “F,” is because of his toughness at the quarterback position. As much as fans want new faces under center, such as <a rel=. QB. New York Jets. RYAN FITZPATRICK

B. Forte came to New York to win a championship with a roster that was build to win now. Unfortunately, that will not be fulfilled this year, but the veteran back has been productive to say the least. Forte brings a different dynamic to the Jets that <a rel=. RB. New York Jets. MATT FORTE

New York Jets. BILAL POWELL. B. As hinted in Forte’s overview, Bilal Powell is one of the most explosive backs in the league. Although he is very underused, you can see his effectiveness right as the ball is snapped. I wish I could give Powell an “A+,” but his lack of playing time doesn’t justify obtaining such a high grade. Giving him a grade of “B” plays into his underuse in the offense. Powell has been a fan favorite because of his ability to create opportunities and generate momentum. Need a first down? Powell will give you the best chance in this offense. He reminds me of a younger <a rel=. RB

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