Mike Williams and Morgan Moses provide important injury updates

Will the Jets' new additions be ready for Week 1?

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The NY Jets have made a bevy of high-profile moves this offseason, helping revamp a roster that needed some serious help following last season's debacle.

While the Jets undoubtedly swung for the fences with many of their offseason additions, one theme remains consistent with a few of them. There are genuine injury concerns regarding players like Mike Williams, Tyron Smith, and even Morgan Moses.

Williams and Moses spoke to Jets reporters for the first time on Wednesday, and both players provided positive updates regarding their injury rehab.

Williams, who suffered a torn ACL in Week 3 of last season, told reporters that he expects to be ready for the start of the 2024 season. It's unclear if he'll be back by training camp, but Williams indicated that his rehab is on schedule to this point.

As for Moses, the veteran offensive tackle revealed that he actually suffered a torn pec in Week 4 of last season. Moses played through the grueling injury for most of the 2023 season before undergoing surgery six weeks ago.

The 10-year veteran insists he will "100 percent" be ready for the start of training camp this summer. Both updates are encouraging news for the Jets.

The NY Jets received positive news about Mike Williams and Morgan Moses' injuries

Williams' injury history is a notable concern and a big reason why the Jets were able to land him in free agency. The former first-round pick is coming off a torn ACL and has a history of back injuries.

Although Williams missed just seven games combined between 2018 and 2022, he's often battled through nagging injuries to suit up on game day. His health will be one to watch this season.

Moses doesn't come with nearly the same injury concerns as Williams. Prior to his torn pec in 2023 that cost him three games, Moses had quite literally not missed a game since his rookie season nearly a decade ago.

Though Moses is recovering from offseason surgery, he's frequently toughed it out to play through injuries throughout his career. He's one of the most durable offensive linemen in the NFL and should not be seen as a main injury concern.

The ceiling with this Jets team remains the Super Bowl if many of their talented offseason additions can stay healthy. They also have a 40-year-old quarterback recovering from a torn Achilles to worry about.

For now, however, both Williams' and Moses' injury updates are very promising. The Jets should have both players back before the start of the season.

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