3 standouts and 2 duds from NY Jets first joint practice with Panthers

It was not a good day for the Jets' offensive line...
NY Jets, Allen Lazard
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The NY Jets participated in their first of two joint training camp practices with the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday ahead of the team's preseason meeting with Carolina on Saturday.

It was an overall poor day for the Jets' offense, primarily due to a lackluster performance by the team's offensive line. It's still early, but there are genuine concerns about the state of the offensive tackle position entering the season.

The Jets were without a number of key players, most notably Sauce Gardner and Garrett Wilson. Gardner sat out with a minor quad injury (Robert Saleh said he should be back soon), while Wilson returned to individual drills and practiced in a limited capacity.

The Jets have one more joint practice with the Panthers on Thursday before they have an off day on Friday in preparation for Saturday's preseason game. Here are some of the most notable standouts and duds from Wednesday's practice.

Standout: Allen Lazard, WR, NY Jets

Allen Lazard has had a quiet summer so far for the Jets, but he put together his best practice of training camp on Wednesday. The former Green Bay Packers wideout was the most productive player on offense for the Jets.

Lazard hauled in three passes from Aaron Rodgers in the 7-on-7 period and scored on a 60+ yard touchdown in 11-on-11 drills. Lazard got behind Panthers safety Xavier Woods and hauled in the long touchdown from Rodgers.

The former Iowa State standout has struggled with drops this summer, but he put those issues to the side on Wednesday.

The Jets still had their fair share of drops — Jason Brownlee, Xavier Gipson, Kenny Yeboah, Jeremy Ruckert, and Mecole Hardman each dropped a pass — but Lazard did not contribute to the cause. This was his most impressive performance of the summer.