7 wide receivers the NY Jets can trade for after the Corey Davis retirement

Corey Davis has retired. What now? Who can the Jets trade for?
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6. The NY Jets could trade for Greg Ward

Former college quarterback Greg Ward has managed to carve out a productive NFL career despite undergoing a position change and spending time in the short-lived AAF.

Ward was originally signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2017, but he didn't make his debut for the team until 2019. The 28-year-old has hauled in 88 catches for 768 yards and 10 touchdowns in his four-year NFL career.

That said, Ward is very firmly on the roster bubble this season after spending most of last year on the Eagles' practice squad. Much like Schwartz, Ward would be a simple, low-cost (probably nothing more than what it took to trade for Denzel Mims) flyer for the Jets.

His history with Joe Douglas, dating back to their days together in Philadelphia, makes this feasible. The Jets could probably do better, though.

5. The NY Jets could trade for Hunter Renfrow

The first of two Las Vegas Raiders receivers on this list, Hunter Renfrow is coming off a disappointing, injury-riddled 2022 season that saw him finish with just 36 catches for 330 yards.

That's a far cry from the 100-catch, 1,000-yard season he put together with the Raiders in 2022. Because of his decline, there were some rumors the Raiders could look to trade him this offseason.

At this stage, it seems likely that the organization plans to keep him, but if the Raiders get off to a slow start, all bets are off. The Raiders have an out in his contract after 2023 and could look to give younger receivers like third-round pick Tre Tucker more playing time.

Renfrow feels like more of a midseason acquisition than anything, but he is a former Pro Bowl receiver who could be available at some point this season. That alone earns him a spot on this list.