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16 best NY Jets free agency targets still available after Day 1

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16. NY Jets target: Ronnie Harrison, LB/S

Ronnie Harrison fits the mold of what the Jets are looking for in their linebackers. Harrison has spent the first four years of his career playing safety, but he could make the switch to linebacker in the Jets' defensive scheme.

At 6-foot-3, 214 pounds, Harrison could play that Keanu Neal role the Jets were looking for last offseason and help mentor fellow converted safeties in Jamien Sherwood and Hamsah Nasirildeen.

15. NY Jets target: Rasul Douglas, CB

Rasul Douglas is a player who's frequently been tied to the Jets in the past. A former third-round pick of Joe Douglas' Philadelphia Eagles back in 2017, the New Jersey native is coming off the best year of his career.

The Jets are looking for cornerback help, and while Douglas wouldn't offer them the true No. 1 corner they're looking for, he would be important depth. His familiarity with Douglas helps him earn a spot on this list.

14. NY Jets target: Riley Reiff, OT

The Jets might not be done adding to their offensive line in free agency. One position they absolutely could address is offensive tackle, specifically their tackle depth.

Riley Reiff is probably the best pure swing tackle on the market with nearly 140 starts over his 10-year career. Reiff might be looking for a starting job, but if the Jets can get him for relatively cheap, he'd be an ideal swing tackle.

13. NY Jets target: Cornelius Lucas, OT

Speaking of ideal swing tackles, perhaps a more realistic option is Cornelius Lucas. Lucas is an undervalued free agent who has been one of the better swing tackles in football over the last few years.

The Jets can't afford to go into the 2022 season with Conor McDermott and Chuma Edoga as their top backup tackles and Lucas might just be the right player at the right price to fix that issue.

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