The NY Jets may be a team very much in the midst of a rebuild, but that doesn't mean that don't have a number of young building blocks already on the roster.
The team is one of the youngest in the entire NFL with promising talent up and down the roster. A few of those players are already well on their way to future stardom.
NFL.com's Nick Shook recently revealed his All-Under-25 team attempting to construct the best roster consisting of players only under the age of 25.
Mekhi Becton and Quinnen Williams represented the NY Jets on the All-Under-25 Team.
Becton and Williams are not only already two of the best players on the Jets roster, but they're widely seen as two of the best young players at each of their respective positions.
Shook had the following to say about the Jets' rising star left tackle.
"He dazzled with his massive frame and strength early in his first season with the Jets, but was hampered by injuries. He wasn't the dominant tackle you might expect to see take a spot on a list such as this, ranking 31st in overall grade, per Pro Football Focus, but he has plenty of remaining potential. He's still just 22 years old, meaning he'll likely land here again a year from now as long as he can stay on the field. "- Nick Shook, on Mekhi Becton
Becton was a revelation in his first professional season quelling any concerns scouts had of him not being NFL-ready. The sky is truly the limit for the former Louisville star, although Shook did make mention of his durability concerns.
Becton missed a pair of games with a shoulder injury last season and is dealing with a foot ailment this spring. The Jets expect him to be ready for training camp, but his status is one worth monitoring.
Nonetheless, you could certainly argue he's already the best left tackle in the NFL under the age of 25, just as Shook insists here.
As for Williams, his placement on this list should come with even less contention. The former third overall pick broke out with a standout 2020 season that saw him finish with seven sacks in 13 games.
Shook had nothing but praise for the young stud defensive lineman.
"The second-year defender stuffed rushing attempts at a rate of 7.1 percent, the highest in the league, per Next Gen Stats (min. 260 snaps). Williams recorded seven of his 9.5 career sacks in 2020, showing signs he could be developing into an interior pressure dynamo. His biggest hurdle at this point is staying on the field. Williams has missed three games in each of his two seasons, but if he can put together a full season, he'll be included on lists much more prestigious than this one soon enough."- Nick Shook, on Quinnen Williams
Like Becton, Shook did mention that Williams has dealt with a couple of nagging injuries throughout his brief NFL career. He's missed three games in each of his first two seasons, and while it isn't a huge concern just yet, it's something to keep an eye on.
Especially after Williams broke his foot last month and missed all of spring practices. Much like Becton, the sky is the limit for Williams if he could stay healthy.
The Jets already have some of the most promising young players in the NFL. And with the addition of players like Zach Wilson, Alijah Vera-Tucker, and Elijah Moore in this year's draft, there's a possibility that they could be represented even more on this list next year.
Becton and Williams might not be the only Jets on this list in 2022.