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What will Gregg Williams do to make up for the opt-out of C.J. Mosley? Michael Nania and Ben Blessington break down the contingency plans.

Shortly after trading Jamal Adams, the Jets defense was dealt another blow when C.J. Mosley decided to opt out of the 2020 season. With hopes of an elite linebacker duo between Mosley and Avery Williamson dashed, it’s back to the drawing board once again for Gregg Williams.

None of them are amazing alternatives, but the Jets have a plethora of decent options to replace Mosley – Blake Cashman, Patrick Onwuasor, James Burgess, and Neville Hewitt. Who does Williams turn to?

Michael Nania and Ben Blessington go over the inside linebacker dilemma and more.


  • 2:37 – The domino effect of C.J. Mosley opting out
  • 11:46 – Cap-related motives behind releasing Brian Winters and what it tells us about the OL depth chart
  • 18:05 – Key roster management decisions – 4 RB? 10 OL? Who will be the sixth WR?

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Michael Nania is one of the best analytical New York Jets minds in the world, combining his statistical expertise with game film to add proper context to the data. Nania scrapes every corner, ensuring you know all there is to know about everyone from the QB to the long snapper. Nania's Numbers, Nania's QB Grades, and Nania's All-22 give fans a deeper and more well-rounded dive into the Jets than anyone else can offer. Email: michael.nania[at]jetsxfactor.com - Twitter: @Michael_Nania
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