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Jets keep 'em or dump 'em 2017

Who should the Jets keep as they look toward the 2017 season? Who should they dump? You play GM and decide.

Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson looks on during
Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson looks on during the second half against the Patriots on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016.
Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB

The Jets signed Ryan Fitzpatrick for $12 million late in the offseason. He was benched for Geno Smith after Week 6, returned, then was benched again for Bryce Petty.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Geno Smith, QB

In his Week 7 start, his first since December 2014, Geno Smith suffered a torn ACL in the first half.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Bryce Petty, QB

Second-year quarterback Bryce Petty took over for an injured Ryan Fitzpatrick in Week 10 then became the starter in Week 14.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Christian Hackenberg, QB

A second-round pick from Penn State, Hackenberg hasn’t seen the field in 2016.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Matt Forte, RB

Matt Forte became the Jets’ top rusher after signing a three-year, $12 million contract.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Bilal Powell, RB

Bilal Powell, a sixth-year back, played in every game and had a career-best 5.7 yards per carry.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Robby Anderson, WR

The undrafted rookie out of Temple showed he can stretch the field with three straight games with a 40-yard reception.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Eric Decker, WR

Eric Decker played in just three games this season before hip and shoulder surgeries. He is signed through 2018, could be ready for the start of the 2017 season.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Quincy Enunwa, WR

With Eric Decker out most of the season, Quincy Enunwa stepped up as the Jets’ No. 2 receiver and led the team in receiving touchdowns.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Brandon Marshall, WR

After a career year in 2015 with 109 catches for 1,502 yards and 14 touchdowns, Brandon Marshall struggled in 2016. He’ll be below 1,000 yards for just the third time in his career.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Jalin Marshall, WR

The undrafted rookie out of Ohio State started as the Jets’ kick and punt returner but lost both jobs in the span of a few weeks after struggling with ball security and decision making.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Charone Peake, WR

The Jets’ 2016 seventh-round draft pick scored one of the strangest touchdowns of the entire season when he picked up what was ruled a Ryan Fitzpatrick fumble and ran 40 yards.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Devin Smith, WR

Devin Smith missed most of the season with a torn ACL from December 2015 against the Titans.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Brandon Bostick, TE

Before this season, Bostick hadn’t played an NFL game since his muffed onside kick with the Packers in the NFC Championship Game in January 2015.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE

Shortly after the Buccaneers waived Seferian-Jenkins following his arrest on a DUI charge, the Jets signed the troubled tight end.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Ryan Clady, T

The Jets acquired Ryan Clady this offseason to replace the durable D’Brickashaw Ferguson. Clady was limited to nine games this season after suffering a rotator cuff injury.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Breno Giacomini, T

After beginning the season on the PUP list with a herniated disc in his back, Breno Giacomini played in just five games before getting injured again.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Ben Ijalana, T

Ben Ijalana filled the starting left tackle role with Ryan Clady injured.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Brent Qvale, T

The second-year right tackle was limited because of a hamstring injury but started in four games.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Nick Mangold, C

A mainstay on the Jets’ offensive line, Nick Mangold played in just eight games this season because of an ankle injury. The 33-year-old is due to make $9.1 million in 2017, the final year of his contract.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
James Carpenter, G

James Carpenter was the last starting offensive lineman standing for the Jets.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Brian Winters, G

The Jets placed Winters on injured reserve with a shoulder issue on Dec. 20. The starting right guard was in the final year of his rookie contract.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Muhammad Wilkerson, DE

Muhammad Wilkerson signed a five-year, $86 million deal that includes $53.5 million in guaranteed money last offseason, but he hasn’t lived up to those expectations.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Sheldon Richardson, DE

Sheldon Richardson has made headlines more often for his off-field issues than his performance on it this season.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Jordan Jenkins, LB

The rookie out of Georgia had 33 tackles in 12 games.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
David Harris, LB

The veteran leads the team in tackles with 79.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Darrelle Revis, CB

At 31, it’s become increasingly clear that Darrelle Revis has lost a step and could move to safety. Either way, he still has three years left on a five-year, $70 million deal.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Buster Skrine, CB

The Jets’ secondary struggled across the board, but Buster Skrine had one of the Jets’ seven interceptions.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Calvin Pryor, S

The Jets’ 2014 first-round draft pick is entering the final year of his rookie contract.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Marcus Gilchrist, S

Marcus Gilchrist was the lone bright spot in the Jets’ shaky secondary before a knee injury against the 49ers in Week 14.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Rontez Miles, S

The second-year safety got time as the starter after Marcus Gilchrist was injured.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Nick Folk, K

In his seventh season with the Jets, Nick Folk went 23-for-26 on field goals and 21-for-23 on extra point attempts through 14 games.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Lachlan Edwards, P

The rookie had 21 punts inside the 20 and had a gross punting average of 42.8 yards.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Todd Bowles, HC

The Jets missed the playoffs again in Todd Bowles’ second year at the helm, a year after he led them to a 10-6 season.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Mike Maccagnan, GM

Aside from Leonard Williams, Mike Maccagnan’s draft picks haven’t really panned out so far in his first two seasons with the Jets.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Chan Gailey, OC

The Jets averaged just 17.3 points per game in Chan Gailey’s second year as the offensive coordinator.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Kacy Rodgers, DC

In Kacy Rodgers’ second season as the Jets’ defensive coordinator, the Jets allowed 25.6 points per game.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump
Brant Boyer, STC

Brant Boyer joined the Jets for the 2016 season after four seasons as assistant special teams coach with the Colts.

Keep 'em or dump 'em?

Keep Dump

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