5 Cardinals players the NY Jets can trade for in a fire sale

The Jets could take advantage of a potential Cardinals fire sale
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2. The NY Jets could trade for OT Kelvin Beachum

Much like Greg Dortch, Jets fans are likely very familiar with former offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum. Beachum spent three years as the Jets' starting left tackle between 2017 and 2019 before departing to join the Cardinals.

Since then, he's started 48 games over three years in Arizona and remains a very capable starting-caliber offensive tackle. Unfortunately for Beachum, he doesn't seem to have a starting job entering the 2023 season.

The Cardinals drafted Paris Johnson Jr. and will return D.J. Humphries, leaving Beachum without a starting role. The Jets could definitely upgrade their tackle depth, and Beachum could serve as an important contingency plan behind Duane Brown and Mekhi Becton.

You aren't going to find a better swing tackle option at this stage of the summer than Beachum. The Jets should be making calls here.

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1. The NY Jets could trade for WR Marquise Brown

If the Cardinals are ready to enter fire-sale mode, perhaps they would consider parting ways with their No. 1 wideout, Marquise Brown. Brown is set to be a free agent at the end of the season and could be on the move if the Cardinals don't see him as part of their future.

The speedy former first-round pick recorded his first 1,000-yard campaign with the Baltimore Ravens in 2021 and was on pace for 1,000 yards again in 2022 before an injury shortened his season.

Brown has field-stretching ability and would give the Jets a legitimate No. 2 wide receiver to pair with Garrett Wilson. At the moment, the team doesn't really have a true WR2 opposite their star wideout.

Again, it takes two to tango, and there's no guarantee the Cardinals are open to moving Brown. But if he becomes available at any point, the Jets shouldn't hesitate to insert themselves into the conversation.