The New York Jets have found the face of their franchise in safety Jamal Adams. His on-field leadership is just as important to the team as his on-field success and the Jets are extremely fortunate to have him.
The New York Jets have not had a player with as much passion and dedication to the team in a very long time as safety Jamal Adams. It’s safe to say that Adams displays true leadership and plays an active role in making the team the best they can possibly be.
Adams plays his heart out on the field and is making a huge splash emerging as one of the best safeties in the league. He has made a strong case for this putting together a great 2018 season and a solid Pro Bowl performance topped off with Pro Bowl MVP honors, which were well-deserved. There’s no question his second season was impressive and his future appears unbelievably bright.
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Adams has voiced before that he’s tired of losing and that playing speaks volumes. The former first-round pick motivates his teammates like no other and is an athlete that players can look up to despite that fact that he became a team captain in only his second year. His athletic abilities match his professionalism, which has made the Jets complete winners since the day they drafted him out of LSU.
Adams had lunch with running back Le’Veon Bell’s agent, doing some of his very own recruiting for the team. This is just yet another exciting thing about him to add to an already great resume of what makes Adams a true leader. He has made it very clear he loves playing for this team and will do everything he can to get the best guys on board with his sights set on a much better 2019.
Whether or not Adams’ words were enough to convince Bell, one of the best running backs in the game, to wear a new Jets uniform, his efforts should be appreciated without question. It is absolutely great when a player with that much influence goes out hoping to bring in a few more playmakers. Adams’ leadership can hopefully draw more players to the organization as it’s definitely a good look.
All in all, the Jets drafting Adams was the best thing possible. The Jets needed a leader with his enthusiasm and energy, let alone his athletic capabilities, and they have that leader wearing No. 33.