9 free agents who could start for the NY Jets if signed

NY Jets, Ndamukong Suh
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The NY Jets have assembled a roster that, at least on paper, looks like their deepest and most talented in over half a decade. Not since the team's 10-6 2015 season have the Jets had a roster as promising as this one.

General manager Joe Douglas has done a good job adding talent to the team over the last few seasons, and that continued with what many have hailed as a very successful offseason in 2022.

However, despite the Jets' improvements up and down the roster, it's clear that the team still has a few holes. Perhaps they could explore the free-agent market over the coming weeks/months to fill some of those holes.

The following nine players on this list aren't necessarily prime targets for the Jets. This isn't to suggest that the Jets should or will sign them. Rather, these nine players would all assume starting roles if signed by the Jets.

Let's jump in.

9. NY Jets target: Ndamukong Suh, DT

It's hard to imagine a 35-year-old Ndamukong Suh actually signing with the Jets. The former second overall pick is in search of his second Lombardi Trophy and will more than likely be looking to sign on with a contender this offseason.

Still, there's little doubt that he would step in as a starter in the Jets' defense. Even at 35 years old, Suh has still proven that he can play at a high level.

Suh has recorded six sacks in each of the last two seasons and has maintained an almost unheard-of level of durability having missed just two of a possible 193 games in his 12-year career (both missed games came back in 2011).

The Jets could really use some extra defensive interior depth, but don't count on Suh making his way to Florham Park. He isn't their only option, however.