Woody Johnson believes Jets can land difference-making QB
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PHOENIX – Jets proprietor Woody Johnson is optimistic that the group will be capable of land an influence quarterback this offseason.
“That’s a problem,” Johnson mentioned Thursday night time of the quarterback place. “That’s the problem proper now. The difficulty is quarterback efficiency and in addition working the ball. We’ve to have a balanced offense.”
Johnson, who attended NFL Honors on Thursday, was requested if he’s optimistic they will land a distinction maker.
“I’m at all times optimistic,” he mentioned.
The Jets have been open about their want to land a veteran quarterback after going by means of three starters on the place in 2022. Johnson mentioned final month he “completely” would pay a veteran quarterback if Joe Douglas and Robert Saleh wish to add one. If the Packers and Aaron Rodgers decide to part ways, the Jets are anticipated to be very fascinated about buying and selling for him. Different veteran choices embrace Derek Carr, Jimmy Garoppolo and Ryan Tannehill if the Titans reduce him.
Jets Corridor of Fame quarterback Joe Namath reiterated what he mentioned on WFAN a couple of weeks again about allowing Rodgers to wear his retired No. 12 if he comes to the Jets.
“I need the Jets to win,” Namath mentioned.
Namath mentioned he’s a fan of Rodgers.
“Everyone is,” Namath mentioned. “Chicago might not like Aaron. He’s a fantastic participant.”
Namath has seen the Jets chase his successor for greater than 40 years now and believes the Jets are near being a contender in the event that they add the precise quarterback.
“I feel we’re fairly good on either side of the ball if Girl Luck doesn’t knock us out prefer it did this 12 months with the offensive line and the working again, and we keep wholesome,” Namath mentioned. “We want a set off man.”