5 former players the NY Jets can still re-sign this offseason

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4. The NY Jets could re-sign S Marcus Maye

Jamal Adams isn't the only former Jets safety who ended his tenure on bad terms. Adams' position-mate, Marcus Maye, is also still a free agent after he was released by the New Orleans Saints in February.

Maye appeared in just 17 combined games over the last two seasons as injuries and off-field trouble plagued his career in New Orleans. He hasn't played more than 10 games in a season since 2020.

Combine that with the fact that Maye's Jets tenure ended on a sour note and he, much like Adams, feels like a long shot to return. But if you ignore the external factors, Maye would be a quality addition to the Jets' safety room.

Maye probably has a slightly higher chance of returning than Adams, but it would be a sizable surprise if the Jets went this route. The player makes sense — the circumstances do not.

3. The NY Jets could re-sign OG Greg Van Roten

Greg Van Roten might not be remembered fondly by Jets fans for his two-year stint with the team between 2020 and 2021. Van Roten started 23 games for the Jets at right guard, although he was often the weak link of the team's offensive line.

A career fringe starter, Van Roten was one of the biggest surprises of the 2023 season, starting all 17 games for the Las Vegas Raiders and putting together the best year of his career.

Van Roten finished with a Pro Football Focus grade of 75.3, which ranked seventh among all qualified guards in the NFL. He was genuinely one of the better guards in the entire league.

Of course, it wouldn't be wise to expect that level of production again at age 34 (which is probably why he remains unsigned), but the Jets could do a lot worse when it comes to their interior offensive line depth. He's worth exploring as a backup guard option.