3 potential post-June 1st cuts the NY Jets could target

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One of the biggest NFL offseason dates has come and gone without much buzz. With the way teams sign free agent deals now, many leave the option to cut a player after June 1 with little money counting against the cap as a realistic option to move on from expensive veterans.

So far this year, not many players have been released outside of wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins from Arizona. Although Hopkins would be a fantastic addition to the Jets' roster, I don't really think the Jets are in on Hopkins, nor is Hopkins interested in the Jets.

However, a few players could still potentially be released that the Jets could, and should, have high interest in. Below are three of those players.

1. The NY Jets could target Jonah Williams

Currently, Jonah Williams is an offensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals. He has played left tackle for the last three seasons for the team, and although definitely has some struggles, has been an overall good tackle.

Looking to upgrade the roster around Joe Burrow, the Bengals decided to pay hefty money for prize free-agent tackle Orlando Brown Jr., signing him away from Kansas City. That move means that Williams will now have to move from left tackle to right tackle and compete for a starting job with La'el Collins and Jackson Carman.

Williams has already issued a trade request and did not show up for the Bengals' voluntary offseason conditioning programs, signaling trouble brewing between Williams and the team.

If Williams continues to be dismayed by the replacement at left tackle and doesn't want to play right tackle in a contract year, a post-June 1st release is certainly possible.

Williams is certainly not an All-Pro level tackle and shouldn't be viewed as one by fans. However, he is likely an upgrade over 38-year-old Duane Brown, who has spent much of the last two seasons injured and injury-plagued Mekhi Becton.

Motivated by an upcoming free agency, Williams would provide stability for the team on the offensive line. The Jets have been linked to offensive linemen all offseason, and have failed to really make their move. Maybe getting Williams during the summer is their big splash.