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Should the Jets sign a veteran WR?

6/6/2013

The offensively deprived New York Jets are already thin at wide receiver.

This week alone, receivers Santonio Holmes (foot), Stephen Hill (knee), Jeremy Kerley (hamstring), and Clyde Gates (hamstring) all missed practice time with injuries. Holmes, in particular, is in danger of landing on the physically unable to perform list (PUP), which would require him to miss the first six games of the regular season.

Should the Jets add a veteran wide receiver in free agency? New general manager John Idzik cleared enough cap room this offseason for the Jets to add help at receiver.

Here are some big names at receiver who are available:

There is a lot of proven talent still on the market. Most importantly, there are healthy free agents who can get valuable practice reps in the Jets’ new West Coast offense.

Quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith need all the assistance they can get. Adding a veteran receiver should definitely be an option for the Jets this summer.