5 potential replacements for NY Jets safety Lamarcus Joyner this offseason

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2. The NY Jets could target Vonn Bell

While swinging and finally landing one of the big free-agent pieces would be perfect for the Jets, safety may not be the position to do it, so instead, they could pivot and look for a solid name that can fill a role in 2023 and beyond, allowing the stars of this team to step up and lead the squad.

A second-round pick back in 2016, Vonn Bell brings the perfect blend of experience, leadership, and affordability, and if they miss out on his safety partner for the past few years, he'd certainly be a veteran presence that can get it done in every way at the safety position.

1. The NY Jets should make Jessie Bates a priority

Before the 2022 season began, rumors were swirling that the Jets were potentially targeting Bengals safety Jessie Bates in a trade, and now that he's hitting free agency, bringing him in should be a top priority.

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With Jordan Whitehead and Bates together, the Jets would have one of the most explosive secondaries in the entire NFL, and with the leadership he would bring, this would be the ideal time to lock him down on a long-term deal.