That is one in a collection of articles that may also seem within the New York Jets 2022 Yearbook, which shall be printed later this summer time.

Going into the offseason, normal supervisor Joe Douglas knew the Jets wanted a good finish or two to provide QB Zach Wilson extra choices on offense. Douglas started working and purchased three — CJ Uzomah and Tyler Conklin in unrestricted free company and Jeremy Ruckert within the third spherical of the NFL Draft.

Uzomah joins the Inexperienced & White after a profession 12 months with the Bengals, the AFC consultant in Tremendous Bowl LVI. He recorded 49 receptions, 493 yards and 5 touchdowns in 2021 and brings a championship pedigree to the Jets.

“I can see what the coaches are attempting to do right here, and I can see the younger gamers that we now have which might be keen and combating their butts off week in and week out,” Uzomah stated. “There may be numerous expertise and I really feel like we now have one thing particular that we’re going to have the ability to obtain.”

Conklin got here from the Vikings after a breakout season with 61 receptions, 593 yards and three touchdowns.

“The imaginative and prescient they’ve for this workforce and the way I match into that, I feel it was the proper match,” Conklin stated. “For this method, you want tight ends, you want two tight ends for certain, and I feel [CJ and I] complement one another very well on and off the sphere.”

With the 111th total decide within the draft, Douglas chosen Jeremy Ruckert, a Lengthy Island native and lifelong Jets fan. The Ohio State product is understood for his blocking, however he had his finest receiving 12 months as a senior with 26 receptions, 309 yards and three TDs.

“I really feel like there’s such a superb versatility between the entire group,” head coach Robert Saleh stated. “CJ clearly extra in-line, Conklin extra of a third-down, transfer tight finish, and including Ruckert, he is form of in between the 2. They’re simple shops, get vertical, lay the hammer down when individuals are attempting to tackles.”

The Jets’ new children on the block be a part of a TE room that additionally has fourth-year participant Trevon Wesco, Kenny Yeboah and transformed WR Lawrence Cager.

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