NY Jets: 5 players who could make their first Pro Bowl in 2021

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The NY Jets haven't encountered a ton of luck when it comes to sending players to the Pro Bowl in recent years. Perhaps "luck" isn't the correct word — maybe it's just a lack of overall talent.

Whatever the reason, the Jets were one of only a handful of teams to not have any Pro Bowlers a year ago. And their most recent Pro Bowler, Jamal Adams, is no longer on the roster.

As it stands, just one of the 90 players currently on the Jets roster has ever qualified for a Pro Bowl. That player being C.J. Mosley who made a whopping four Pro Bowls in his five years with the Baltimore Ravens.

Needless to say, the Jets are hoping to receive a little more nationwide recognition this season.

For a while last year, it seemed as though the Jets could be sending a few players to the Pro Bowl. The likes of Mekhi Becton and Braden Mann led their respective positions in votes well into the season.

But alas, neither ended up qualifying.

Quinnen Williams and Marcus Maye each received All-Pro votes, but were each snubbed of a Pro Bowl nod. This year could be different, however.

The Jets have a number of players on their roster who could be primed for a Pro Bowl berth provided they live up to expectations.

Let's take a look at five Jets players who could make their first Pro Bowl this season.