7 NY Jets whose stock is soaring after 2024 mandatory minicamp

These Jets really impressed this spring
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4. Qwan'tez Stiggers, CB, NY Jets

The Jets didn't really know what to expect from fifth-round rookie Qwan'tez Stiggers this spring. After all, this is a player who ever played college football and two years ago was playing in the semi-pro Fan Controlled Football League. His highest level of competition to this point had been one year in the CFL.

How would Stiggers look when compared to other NFL talent in practice? The answer: pretty darn good.

Stiggers more than held his own working with both the second-team and first-team defenses at points this spring. He made a number of highlight plays including a pick-six during OTAs and another interception during Wednesday's minicamp practice.

It's unlikely Stiggers will play a huge role in his rookie season, but the rookie cornerback is making a push for the Jets' CB4 job. He could play his way into the Jets' future plans with a strong summer.

3. Garrett Wilson, WR, NY Jets

Garrett Wilson was probably the most impressive player at Jets OTAs. Yes, we already know that Wilson is a star, but it's become abundantly apparent to those within and outside the organization that he's a true superstar just waiting to break out.

Wilson was reportedly the "best player on the field" most days this spring, including a dominant final practice of minicamp on Wednesday. The 2022 Offensive Rookie of the Year hauled in multiple deep passes on Wednesday, including one where he streaked past D.J. Reed.

Wilson has managed to haul in 178 catches for 2,145 yards and seven touchdowns over the first two seasons of his career despite being saddled with the worst quarterback play in the NFL.

If Wilson is able to enjoy even league-average quarterback play in 2024, he should be considered one of the favorites for Offensive Player of the Year. There is no ceiling to what this man is capable of — spring practices were just another reminder of that.