The NY Jets have shown in 2021 that they're still a ways away from being a truly competitive football team. That much was to be expected after their 2-14 finish a year ago in a season that almost saw them go winless.
This Jets roster, while improved and brimming with young talent, is still a massively flawed group. Injuries have no doubt played a role as well, but it's hard to look at this Jets roster and compare it to the league's best even when healthy.
The Jets will head into the 2022 offseason looking to continue building upon the foundation they've laid. In what will be general manager Joe Douglas' third offseason with the organization, the pressure will be on for the team to field a competitive roster next season.
But to adequately fill the necessary holes this offseason, Douglas and the Jets must first identify what those holes are.
Before any offseason fixing can take place, it's important to do a self-evaluation of the current state of the roster. What positions need a major overhaul, what positions need some tweaking, and what positions are pretty much set as is.
Those are the questions that the Jets will be asking themselves over the coming months. But before we get to that point, we still have five games remaining in the 2021 season.
With that in mind, what roster-related questions do the Jets still have to answer over the final month or so? Let's take a look at a few of the most notable.