2 standouts and 3 duds from Monday's ugly NY Jets training camp practice

It was a rough day for the Jets offense on Monday
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Standout: Mecole Hardman, WR, NY Jets

With Garrett Wilson and Corey Davis sidelined, Mecole Hardman received plenty of snaps with the first-team offense, and he made the most of it. Hardman put together his best practice of the summer.

The highlight was a deep ball from Rodgers that Hardman hauled in after beating starting nickel cornerback Michael Carter II. Rodgers and Hardman connected on a long completion during Sunday's practice as well.

The former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver was sidelined for OTAs, so he's been playing catch-up a little this summer, at least as far as developing chemistry with his new quarterback is concerned.

Hardman has flown a little under the radar, but he's slowly putting together a nice training camp. And that's probably the only time the word "slowly" can be used in a sentence about Hardman.

Dud: Billy Turner, OT, NY Jets

Billy Turner has received the majority of first-team reps at left tackle this summer, with Duane Brown still sidelined. The Jets have tried Max Mitchell at left tackle a little, but it's clear they prefer him on the right side of the offensive line.

As for Turner, he hasn't exactly impressed with his reps. The veteran swing tackle was victimized by Carl Lawson on multiple occasions on Monday for a pair of would-be sacks.

Turner has been the weakest link on a lackluster Jets offensive line so far in training camp. He remains in competition with Mitchell for the starting right tackle job, but his performance this summer hasn't helped his case.

The Jets better hope that Brown is healthy for Week 1 because their options behind him aren't promising.