4 reasons the NY Jets should try to sign DeAndre Hopkins

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The NY Jets have reshaped their wide receiver room with the additions of Allen Lazard, Mecole Hardman, and Randall Cobb. Could the team be willing to make one more big-name addition in the form of All-Pro wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins?

While the Jets haven't shown a ton of interest in Hopkins to this point, many have identified the team as a feasible landing spot for the five-time Pro Bowler. It makes plenty of sense too.

The Jets are looking to make a serious push for the Super Bowl this season and could use another superstar on offense to help their case. The team may not be entirely "all-in," but they've been very open to short-term moves this offseason.

After all, the Jets made a serious attempt to sign Odell Beckham Jr. before he agreed to join the Baltimore Ravens. Hopkins is better than Beckham in every conceivable way at this stage, and it's hard to argue that.

That said, there's no guarantee that Hopkins is dying to play for the Jets. The Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs both represent more appealing options, and Hopkins has previously hinted that he wouldn't be too thrilled about the possibility of joining the Jets.

That was before the team officially traded for Aaron Rodgers, however. Perhaps his thoughts have changed. Or perhaps money talks.

This isn't an article to explain why the Jets must sign Hopkins. Instead, this is to insist why the team should be aggressive in their pursuit of him. There's no excuse for the Jets to not make a serious attempt to sign Hopkins.

Why? Let's dive in.