4 players the NY Jets need to bench after the bye week

The Jets need to make some changes

NY Jets, Randall Cobb
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1. Randall Cobb, WR, NY Jets

Randall Cobb provides nothing to the Jets' offense. The 13-year NFL veteran has played 49 percent of the Jets offensive snaps this season, and he has a total of three catches and 20 yards to show for it.

To put it bluntly, Cobb is simply taking up space on the field. He contributes nothing as a receiver, is a liability as a blocker, and is taking opportunities away from other players.

Cobb currently ranks 111th out of 112 qualified wide receivers in Pro Football Focus grade. He's dropped a ridiculous 40 percent of his on-target passes this season — easily the lowest mark among qualified receivers.

It's not just that Cobb has been egregiously bad as a receiver this season — he's also the worst run-blocking wide receiver in the NFL right now. That's not an exaggeration, either.

Out of the 129 wide receivers to play at least 30 run-block snaps, Cobb's 31.3 PFF run-block grade ranks dead-last in the NFL. There isn't a single thing that he is currently not among the worst in the league at.

He can't get separation on his routes, leads the league in drop percentage, and is the worst run-blocker at his position. Cobb could make a case for being one of the worst players at any position in the NFL right now.

Whether it's Xavier Gipson, Mecole Hardman, Jason Brownlee, or even Irv Charles, the Jets need to get Cobb off the field. He shouldn't even be active, let alone playing half the team's offensive snaps.

This is the most notable personnel change the Jets must make following their bye week. Randall Cobb belongs on the bench.

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