Everyone seemed to know it this summer besides Joe Douglas and this New York Jets coaching staff, but the tight ends on the roster to start 2021 were not good enough.
If you look at how a franchise like the New England Patriots has surrounded rookie Mac Jones with veteran two-way tight ends that can block and catch, it should be apparent that the Jets front office has failed Zach Wilson in this regard.
Instead of Hunter Henry, Douglas signed Tyler Kroft. Rather than adding Jonnu Smith, he felt secure with Ryan Griffin. The lack of tight end talent has been unacceptable and this is an area that the Jets GM must focus on in 2022.
Jets Target Signs Extension, Expert Eyes Replacement
The number one option on the market at the position was probably Philadelphia Eagles star Dallas Goedert. Unfortunately, Mike Garafolo announced his extension on November 19.