5 more former teammates Aaron Rodgers could recruit to NY Jets in 2024

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4. The NY Jets could sign OT Yosh Nijman

The Jets will undoubtedly be in the market for offensive line help this offseason. While the 2024 NFL Draft presents an obvious opportunity for the team to upgrade at that spot, the Jets could make some moves in free agency as well.

One under-the-radar player the Jets could target is Packers swing tackle Yosh Nijman. The former undrafted free agent has started 22 games over the last four seasons with the Packers, 13 of which came in 2022.

Nijman has experience playing both left and right tackle and would give the Jets a reliable third offensive tackle on their roster. He probably shouldn't be entrusted in a starting role, but he'd be an instant upgrade over the likes of Billy Turner and Max Mitchell.

Rodgers spent a few years playing with Nijman in Green Bay, and the latter also has experience working with Nathaniel Hackett. That makes him an obvious target for the Jets in free agency.

3. The NY Jets could sign S Darnell Savage

The Jets will need to figure out a game plan for their safety position this offseason. Jordan Whitehead, Chuck Clark, and Ashtyn Davis are all set to hit free agency, and it's unclear which of them (if any) the team will attempt to bring back.

It might make sense to move on from Whitehead and look for an upgrade in free agency, and Darnell Savage fits that mold. The former first-round pick is coming off likely the best season of his NFL career in 2023.

Savage finished with an excellent 75.5 Pro Football Focus grade that ranked 15th out of 95 qualified safeties. This came one year after he ranked 87th out of 88 qualified players at his position, prompting the Packers to decline his fifth-year option.

Savage makes sense if the Jets aren't looking for an expensive upgrade at the safety position. He's still only 26 years old and likely won't cost the team much.