The NY Jets were able to escape with the most improbable of victories in Week 8 following a thrilling victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Unfortunately, they didn't come away unscathed.
A Jets offensive line that was already dealing with a slew of injuries prior to Sunday's game was decimated by even more injuries over the course of that fateful afternoon.
Center Connor McGovern exited the game with a knee injury that is expected to sideline him for multiple weeks at the very least. Starting right guard Wes Schweitzer (also the team's backup center) left with a calf injury and was spotted on crutches after the game.
The Jets were forced to play undrafted rookie Xavier Newman, signed just weeks ago to the practice squad, at center despite the fact that the Baylor product had played a grand total of one collegiate game at the position.
Meanwhile, backup tackle Billy Turner was inserted into the game to play right guard. The results, as anyone could have predicted, weren't pretty.
The Jets are now down their top three centers — at least until Joe Tippmann returns — and are staring at a reality of Turner starting at right guard moving forward. That is, of course, unless the team makes a move.
The Jets will be forced to add at least 1-2 interior offensive line over the new few days. There just aren't enough healthy bodies on the roster right now. Jason Poe is the only other backup interior lineman on the practice squad.
What moves could the Jets realistically make? Is there anyone they could sign? What about potential trade targets? We take a look at a host of potential options.