5 positive takeaways from the NY Jets 2023 offseason

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4. The NY Jets had a solid 2023 NFL Draft haul

The Jets were never going to replicate their 2022 NFL Draft haul but went into the 2023 draft with picks No. 15 and 41, and with those picks, they landed two solid names in Will McDonald and Joe Tippmann, who are expected to be starters on this team for a long time to come.

Beyond that, the Jets picked up several promising players like Israel Abanikanda, Carter Warren, and Zack Kuntz, and while the attention is going to be on their stars, this is a team that's built up solid depth through the draft over the past three years, with 2023 being no different.

Injuries happen, as we saw to Breece Hall, Alijah Vera-Tucker, and so many players last year, and while they may not be the deepest team in the league, the Jets are set up with depth at almost every key position. Even after the historic 2022 class, the Jets followed it up with what will hopefully be considered a great draft in a few years' time.

3. Playmakers baby

Last year, the Jets captioned their 'Flight' YouTube video 'playmakers baby' after landing Sauce Gardner, Garrett Wilson, and Breece Hall in the NFL Draft, and while that was always going to be tough to follow, the Jets made some more great moves in 2023.

In free agency, New York went out and landed former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard, as well as Super Bowl champion Mecole Hardman from the Kansas City Chiefs, making this one of the deepest wide receiver groups in the NFL.

Combined with Wilson, Corey Davis, and a solid running back group, for the first time in a long time, the Jets have a potentially explosive offensive unit. With more time to go before the regular season begins, there are more opportunities for them to add skill position players and build chemistry for this potentially elite group.