7 NY Jets free agent targets who should want to play with Aaron Rodgers

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6. Connor McGovern, C

The Jets still need a center after striking out on San Francisco 49ers center Jake Brendel in free agency. The team is reportedly eyeing Denver Broncos veteran Graham Glasgow, but they'd be better off running it back with Connor McGovern.

McGovern has bounced back strongly from a difficult first season with the Jets. In each of the last two years, McGovern has finished as a top-10 center per Pro Football Focus.

He's not a star by any means, but McGovern is a solid starter and absolutely a better player than Glasgow, who ranked in the bottom three in both penalties and sacks allowed.

Perhaps the Jets could entice McGovern with the thought of snapping to one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. Don't rule out a McGovern return.

5. Robert Quinn, DE

Another veteran the Eagles acquired midseason last year is defensive end Robert Quinn. Quinn was shipped to Philadelphia at the deadline, although his acquisition wasn't exactly a home run.

A year after recording a whopping 18.5 sacks with the Chicago Bears, Quinn finished with just one sack in 13 games this past season. He'd had 11.5 or more sacks in two of the last four seasons but two or fewer in the other two seasons.

Quinn is a streaky pass rusher, but he could still provide value as a rotational piece in the Jets' defensive line room. At soon-to-be 33 years old, Quinn is likely looking to sign with a contender this offseason.

Think of Quinn as the replacement for Vinny Curry. The Jets could use an experienced veteran on their defensive line depth chart.