5 moves the NY Jets should make after signing Mike Williams

What should the Jets do next?

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The NY Jets continued their near-picture-perfect offseason on Tuesday, signing former Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams to a one-year contract.

Williams helps complete a new-look offense for the Jets that will feature a revamped offensive line, the likes of Garrett Wilson and Breece Hall, and a returning Aaron Rodgers. The sky is the limit for the Jets in 2024 with their current core.

The work isn't over yet. though. While the Jets no longer have any glaring roster holes, there are still quite a few moves the team can make in the coming days/weeks to further establish themselves as Super Bowl contenders.

Here are five moves the Jets should consider making after the Mike Williams signing.

5. The NY Jets should create more cap space

The exact details of Williams' contract have not been released just yet, but the expectation is that it's going to significantly cut into the team's remaining cap space. That means the Jets will have to make a few moves to free up some money.

The good news is that the Jets have plenty of financial flexibility to make that happen. There are no more obvious roster cuts to make, but the Jets can restructure the contracts of both Quinnen Williams and John Franklin-Myers to free up just shy of $20 million in cap space.

The Jets could also explore a restructure or even an extension for someone like D.J. Reed, who is entering the final year of his contract. Extending Reed would save $7.5 million in 2024 cap space and secure one of their best defensive players for a few more years.

The Jets have maintained excellent financial flexibility to ensure they're in a healthy cap situation despite their numerous offseason moves. Expect the Jets to create a little more cap space in the coming days.