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New York Jets’ Greatest Strengths & Weaknesses Heading Into OTAs

Greatest Weakness: The QB Position

Of course it’s the quarterback position. How could it be anything else?

The way the National Football League is setup these days, the quarterback is the most important position in sports.

Just look at the teams and QBs who’ve won Super Bowls lately:

There isn’t a butcher in the group. Of course, Peyton Manning’s run a year ago wasn’t stellar, but there will always be exceptions.

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The rule, though, is that quarterback dominate this extremely pass-happy league. They dominate to the point that a great player at the position can carry an average team.

Right now the position is scary to look at from a New York Jets perspective.

It’s tough to have faith in Geno Smith, and both Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg are believed to be years away from readiness.

Mikey Mac needs to get Ryan Fitzpatrick back to Florham Park to professionally hold the bag until a permanent solution is realized.

Under Chan Gailey and teamed up with Brandon Marshall, Fitzpatrick can only improve in the second year of the same offense.

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