For the first time in what feels like forever, the NY Jets enter the summer with more answers than questions. The roster, at least on paper, is the most talented the organization has constructed since 2015.
The majority of the starting spots on the Jets' roster are pretty clear heading into training camp with few exceptions. General manager Joe Douglas and the entire Jets' regime had/have a vision for this roster. That vision will hopefully be executed this season.
While the Jets may still be longshots to legitimately contend in 2022, there's no reason why they shouldn't be able to compete. That said, there are still at least a handful of unanswered questions the team needs to answer this summer.
Let's take a look at four pressing questions the Jets will have to answer in training camp and the preseason.
4. Do the NY Jets finally have a reliable kicker?
The Jets have been searching for a kicker since the departure of Jason Myers a few years back, and they haven't had a consistent presence at the position since the days of Nick Folk. The hope is that this year can finally be the year the Jets break that unfortunate trend.
Expectations are understandably tempered given recent history, but there's at least some optimism that either the returning Eddy Pineiro or free-agent addition Greg Zuerlein could establish themselves as an actual solution.
The early word out of minicamp is that the competition between the two is "neck and neck," although neither has been particularly impressive to this point. The Jets are hoping that changes this summer.
The summer kicker battle is an annual tradition for the Jets at this stage. Here's to hoping one of Pineiro or Zuerlein solidifies themselves as frontrunners when training camp kicks off (no pun intended).