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NY Jets: Top 10 storylines to follow at 2021 training camp

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8. Can the NY Jets defensive line make up for inexperience in the secondary?

The Jets have arguably the most inexperienced and unproven cornerback room in the NFL. The team's secondary may be a major question mark going into the 2021 season, but one position group that seems set is the defensive line.

The Jets could have one of the best defensive lines in football if all goes according to plan this season. Quinnen Williams, Carl Lawson, John Franklin-Myers, Sheldon Rankins, and Folorunso Fatukasi headline a stacked unit from top to bottom.

The question is, however, will the defensive line be able to make up for the inexperience in the secondary?

That's how head coach Robert Saleh has built his defenses in the past. It should be interesting to see how this situation unfolds at camp.

7. Is the Week 1 kicker on the NY Jets roster?

The Jets addressed a number of important needs in the offseason, but one need the team essentially ignored was the hole at the kicker position.

New York is set to go into camp with two kickers on the roster — the incumbent Sam Ficken and undrafted rookie Chris Naggar.

Ficken has struggled during his time with the Jets and was even released at a point late last season. Meanwhile, Naggar did little to separate himself during spring practices.

If the two of them struggle again, the Jets might have no choice but to search for their kicker elsewhere. It remains to be seen if the Jets' Week 1 kicker is currently on the roster.

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