NY Jets: 4 players performing at an elite level so far in 2021

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The NY Jets are a 1-3 team for a reason. Up until this past week against the Tennessee Titans, this is a team that had been playing some very, very bad football.

The Jets roster remains one of the weaker overall groups in the NFL and it's clear that they are still a ways away from being a true contender. We know all this.

But what many might not realize is that this Jets team has plenty of talent on it, particularly on the defensive side of the ball.

And despite their 1-3 record, there are a number of players on the roster who are playing at a very high level right now. They may get overlooked by the national audience, but that shouldn't be used to diminish how well they've played.

In fact, a handful of players on the Jets are currently performing among the best players at their respective positions. They're playing at an elite level.

The purpose of this article is not to be hyperbolic either. This isn't some click-bait, sensationalized story about a few Jets players who have exceeded expectations. Far from it.

This article will detail four players who have, by most accounts, played at an All-Pro level through the first four weeks of the season.

It's a small sample size, sure. And it's unlikely that all four players keep up the pace they're on. But as of the time of writing, these four players are performing as well as anyone at their respective positions.

Let's take a look at four Jets players who have legitimately been elite through Week 4.