5th Greatest Strength: Secondary
If we’re being completely honest with ourselves, we know that Antonio Cromartie‘s exit doesn’t hurt this secondary one bit. Cro is no longer the same player that saw him make it to four Pro-Bowls and be named to the 2007 NFL’s AP first team All-Pro.
With Darrelle Revis, Marcus Gilchrist, and now the best player in the Jets defensive backfield in Calvin Pryor, Bowles, who knows a thing or two about playing d-back in the NFL, possesses a solid group.
Bowles must now realize that Revis must be part of the gameplan instead of an island all to his own. He simply cannot take away half of the field as he used to during his Revis Island days.
No matter though.
Gilchrist is a talented centerfielder and Pryor proved to be one of the best box safeties in the league. To top it off, Buster Skrine is one of the better nickel backs in the league.
The only question revolves around whether or not Marcus Williams can play a solid No. 2 corner.