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NY Jets: 4 players whose stock is falling after first preseason game

NY Jets, Kenny Yeboah
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NY Jets, Kenny Yeboah
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3. Kenny Yeboah, TE, NY Jets

Many were excited when the Jets signed Kenny Yeboah as an undrafted free agent this past May. Viewed almost universally as a Day 3 prospect, the Jets reportedly had a fourth-round grade on Yeboah who was one of the most coveted undrafted free agents.

But as we approach the end of August, he's failed to do anything that would make him stand out.

That's especially disappointing given the state of the Jets' tight end room. Tyler Kroft has been the team's most effective tight end, and even he has dealt with drop issues in practice.

The position is wide open for the taking, but Yeboah hasn't done anything to indicate he should receive more snaps. Saturday's performance was further proof of his inability.

The Ole Miss product was targeted just once and that one play was arguably the lowlight of the Jets' night. Yeboah caught a pass from James Morgan in the flats only to fumble as he was tackled. The play would have gone for six if not for a last-ditch arm tackle from Morgan.

Yeboah finished as the Jets' lowest-graded overall player from Pro Football Focus receiving an abysmal 32.2 grade.

His chances of making the final roster seem to be growing slimmer by the day, even with his competition floundering.

There's still time for him to turn things around, but Yeboah did himself no favors with his performance on Saturday.

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