Grading the 2022 NY Jets offense at the bye week

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The NY Jets have had their fair share of ups and downs on offense this season, but the unit has done enough to carry the team to a 6-3 record through 10 weeks. Of course, having a dominant defense never hurts either.

The Jets have been forced to overcome a slew of key injuries on the offensive side of the ball this season. Those injuries started before the campaign even began when Mekhi Becton was lost for the year this summer.

From numerous offensive tackle losses to Zach Wilson's early-season absence to Breece Hall's tragic knee injury, the Jets offense has featured an ever-rotating set of personnel. But how has each unit performed through 10 weeks?

We provide some midseason grades for the Jets' offense at the bye week.

NY Jets quarterbacks

The Jets have received bottom-five quarterback play for the vast majority of the season so far, and it's hard to deny that. The main culprit of that is Zach Wilson whose inconsistencies have held back the Jets' offense at times.

Wilson has shown that he can manage a game and even elevate his teammates when confident and in a rhythm. The Jets need more of that from Wilson in the second half of the season. Through 10 weeks, however, the Jets' quarterback play has been mostly bad.

Grade: D

NY Jets running backs

This grade would be even higher if not for Breece Hall's injury. Hall exploded onto the scene as a rookie and legitimately looked well on his way to becoming one of the best running backs in football before said knee injury cut his rookie season short.

Michael Carter and James Robinson have performed admirably in his place, but neither possesses the game-breaking ability that Hall did. Still, Hall's early-season dominance propels this grade to an A-.

Grade: A-

NY Jets wide receivers

It's somewhat difficult to grade this position given the inconsistencies the Jets have had at quarterback. Still, the performances of Garrett Wilson and Corey Davis help elevate this grade.

Wilson has become the Jets' most dynamic offensive playmaker while Davis is having an excellent bounce-back season. If the team can get Elijah Moore more involved, and perhaps even sprinkle in a little more Denzel Mims, this grade could approach A- territory.

Grade: B+

NY Jets tight ends

For the first time in what feels like forever, the Jets have not one but two competent tight ends. Neither Tyler Conklin nor C.J. Uzomah has lit up the stat sheet, but they've each carved out a role in the offense and are important parts of the Jets' weekly game plan.

Conklin is second on the team in catches while Uzomah has proven to be an excellent run blocker. A disappointing rookie campaign for third-round pick Jeremy Ruckert slightly hurts this grade, but the Jets will take a 'B' given the team's recent history at this position.

Grade: B

NY Jets offensive line

There were high hopes for the Jets' offensive line going into the 2022 season, but a barrage of injuries has hindered the unit significantly. They've managed to hold their own most weeks, but it's fair to wonder what could've been had the group stayed healthy.

Alijah Vera-Tucker was playing at a Pro Bowl-caliber level prior to his injury. Players like Nate Herbig and Max Mitchell have been pleasant surprises. The Jets deserve some credit for overcoming as many injuries as they have, but their offensive line is still below average at the moment.

Grade: C+

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