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4 personnel changes the NY Jets should consider making

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The NY Jets have been criticized at points this season for making questionable personnel decisions. To their credit, the coaching staff has cleaned some of that up in recent weeks, most notably on offense.

Offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur was criticized plenty for his extensive usage of 12 personnel. Despite tight end being likely the weakest position group on the roster, the Jets still used two tight ends 32 percent of the time over the first six games of the season.

That number has dropped significantly to just 18 percent over the last two games with LaFleur using more of the Jets' talent at wide receiver.

The switch away from 12 personnel has coincided with an uptick in 10 personnel with the Jets deploying four-wide-receiver-sets 13 percent of the time since Week 8.

Over the first six games of the season, the Jets used one percent on a lowly percent of offensive snaps. And this change came with the Jets missing their No. 1 wide receiver, Corey Davis.

It's no surprise that the Jets have been able to find more success on offense as a result of those two changes. Credit to LaFleur and the coaching staff for making the necessary midseason adjustments.

But even with those changes, the Jets' personnel usage is far from perfect. There are still a few alterations the Jets could make to improve the team moving forward.

Here are four personnel changes the Jets should consider making.

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