5 NY Jets veterans who may lose their job to younger players

Michael Carter and these other veterans could lose their jobs soon
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The NY Jets have one of the youngest cores in the entire NFL. A historic 2022 NFL Draft class helped supplement what was already a young roster with a host of talented rookies. The end result is a Jets' roster ready to compete both in 2023 and the foreseeable future.

From Sauce Gardner to Garrett Wilson to Alijah Vera-Tucker, this Jets roster is stacked with young talent. There are still quite a few veterans holding down important roles as well, however.

Some of those veterans, like Aaron Rodgers and C.J. Mosley, aren't exactly in danger of losing their jobs. That isn't true for every veteran on the roster, though.

The following five veterans should be keeping one eye on their competition. Let's take a look at five veterans on the Jets roster who could lose their jobs to younger players in the near future.

5. Adrian Amos, S, NY Jets

The Jets just signed Adrian Amos to a one-year contract last month to serve as the de facto replacement for the injured Chuck Clark. Amos is expected to slot in alongside fellow safety Jordan Whitehead as a starter in the Jets' defense.

While Amos will most certainly start Week 1, there is a young player on the roster waiting in the wings if the eight-year veteran starts to struggle. That player is Tony Adams.

The Jets remain very high on the former undrafted free agent, and it wouldn't be a surprise to see Adams start to receive some snaps on defense as the year goes on. As it stands, he might be the best true free safety on the Jets' roster.

Adams isn't necessarily a threat to Amos' job security just yet, but his development is something to keep an eye on. The Jets are very high on Adams' future.