NY Jets: 4 players who could be traded before the 2021 season starts

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4. Chris Herndon, TE, NY Jets

Chris Herndon is on his last legs with the Jets organization. He enters the 2021 season with one last chance to prove that he has any future with the team.

Unfortunately, his performance so far this spring/summer has been uninspiring, to say the least.

Herndon entered OTAs as the returning starter but had conceded many first-team reps to Tyler Kroft by the time minicamp rolled around. Thus far in training camp, he's been splitting time with Kroft in the first-team offense.

Unless Herndon can show something, he might just get pushed out of the offense entirely. Just a few short years ago, it seemed as though Herndon was destined to become one of the better young tight ends in football.

But he's fallen off a figurative cliff since his rookie season. Injuries, a suspension, and terrible on-field play have tanked his stock.

However, if there's any player that needs a change of scenery it's Chris Herndon.

Perhaps another team can take a flier on Herndon eyeing him as a reclamation project. It's unlikely the Jets would get much for him, but given his status on the roster, whatever late-round pick they receive in return might just be a more valuable asset than he is at this stage.

Herndon's Jets career could feasibly meet a premature end this summer.