Commentary

New York Jets: Take 'Em or Trash 'Em?

Updated: January 2, 2012, 10:39 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Rex Ryan guaranteed a Super Bowl. He also said the first goal was to secure a home playoff game. Well, the Jets are home for the playoffs, but this isn't what they had in mind.

It was a bitterly disappointing season, and there's plenty of blame to go around -- Ryan, GM Mike Tannenbaum, the coaching staff and the players, many of whom underachieved.

What do you think? Here's your chance to be heard.

Offense

Mark Sanchez

Position: QB
Cimini: Stuck with him because of contract. Take.

Your call

  •  
    19%
  •  
    81%

(Total votes: 18,486)

Shonn Greene

Position: RB
Cimini: Free agent. Quietest 1,000 yards ever. Trash.

Your call

  •  
    39%
  •  
    61%

(Total votes: 16,452)

Tim Tebow

Position: QB
Cimini: An unmitigated disaster. Trash.

Your call

  •  
    22%
  •  
    78%

(Total votes: 18,326)

Dustin Keller

Position: TE
Cimini: Free agent. Too costly. Trash.

Your call

  •  
    45%
  •  
    55%

(Total votes: 15,155)

Stephen Hill

Position: WR
Cimini: Must learn to catch. Take.

Your call

  •  
    75%
  •  
    25%

(Total votes: 15,055)

Santonio Holmes

Position: WR
Cimini: Bad contract, bad injury. Take.

Your call

  •  
    48%
  •  
    52%

(Total votes: 16,497)

Bilal Powell

Position: RB
Cimini: Shows promise as No. 2 RB. Take.

Your call

  •  
    84%
  •  
    16%

(Total votes: 15,860)

Jeremy Kerley

Position: WR
Cimini: Ideal in the slot. Take.

Your call

  •  
    91%
  •  
    9%

(Total votes: 15,009)

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Position: LT
Cimini: Still a top-10 tackle. Take.

Your call

  •  
    92%
  •  
    8%

(Total votes: 14,394)

Matt Slauson

Position: LT
Cimini: Free agent. He'll walk.
Trash.

Your call

  •  
    31%
  •  
    69%

(Total votes: 14,103)

Nick Mangold

Position: C
Cimini: Still an elite center.
Take.

Your call

  •  
    95%
  •  
    5%

(Total votes: 14,588)

Austin Howard

Position: RT
Cimini: Serviceable. Take.

Your call

  •  
    61%
  •  
    39%

(Total votes: 13,523)

Brandon Moore

Position: RG
Cimini: Free agent. Heart of the OL. Take.

Your call

  •  
    81%
  •  
    19%

(Total votes: 13,581)

Greg McElroy

Position: QB
Cimini: A likely No. 3. Take.

Your call

  •  
    68%
  •  
    32%

(Total votes: 17,962)

Defense

Muhammad Wilkerson

Position: DE
Cimini: A foundation player. Take.

Your call

  •  
    94%
  •  
    6%

(Total votes: 12,140)

Sione Pouha

Position: NT
Cimini: Needs to get back fixed. Take.

Your call

  •  
    71%
  •  
    29%

(Total votes: 11,968)

Mike DeVito

Position: DT
Cimini: Must re-sign this free agent. Take.

Your call

  •  
    85%
  •  
    15%

(Total votes: 12,048)

Quinton Coples

Position: DE
Cimini: Showed recent flashes. Take.

Your call

  •  
    90%
  •  
    10%

(Total votes: 11,956)

Calvin Pace

Position: LB
Cimini: $11.6 million cap charge. See ya. Trash.

Your call

  •  
    11%
  •  
    89%

(Total votes: 12,079)

Bart Scott

Position: LB
Cimini: Should've been trashed last year. Trash.

Your call

  •  
    11%
  •  
    89%

(Total votes: 12,753)

David Harris

Position: LB
Cimini: Good player, mediocre year. Take.

Your call

  •  
    82%
  •  
    18%

(Total votes: 11,974)

Bryan Thomas

Position: LB
Cimini: True warrior. Time to retire. Trash.

Your call

  •  
    18%
  •  
    82%

(Total votes: 11,874)

LaRon Landry

Position: S
Cimini: Free agent. Can't afford him. Trash.

Your call

  •  
    68%
  •  
    32%

(Total votes: 12,365)

Darrelle Revis

Position: CB
Cimini: Can he pull an Adrian Peterson? Take.

Your call

  •  
    88%
  •  
    12%

(Total votes: 13,159)

Antonio Cromartie

Position: CB
Cimini: Finally, an elite corner. Take.

Your call

  •  
    91%
  •  
    9%

(Total votes: 12,864)

Kyle Wilson

Position: CB
Cimini: Use him for trade bait.
Trash.

Your call

  •  
    38%
  •  
    62%

(Total votes: 11,966)

Yeremiah Bell

Position: S
Cimini: A rock in the secondary.
Take.

Your call

  •  
    87%
  •  
    13%

(Total votes: 12,024)

Eric Smith

Position: S
Cimini: Useful backup.
Take.

Your call

  •  
    45%
  •  
    55%

(Total votes: 11,806)

Special Teams

Nick Folk

Position: PK
Cimini: Another solid year.
Take.

Your call

  •  
    84%
  •  
    16%

(Total votes: 11,553)

Robert Malone

Position: P
Cimini: Late hiccups, still okay. Take.

Your call

  •  
    73%
  •  
    27%

(Total votes: 11,232)

Management/Coaches

Woody Johnson

Position: Owner
Cimini: Same old Jets.
Trash.


Your call

  •  
    24%
  •  
    76%

(Total votes: 14,384)

Mike Tannenbaum

Position: GM
Cimini: Needs strong personnel guy. Take.

Your call

  •  
    6%
  •  
    94%

(Total votes: 14,676)

Rex Ryan

Position: HC
Cimini: Put up or shut up.
Take.


Your call

  •  
    40%
  •  
    60%

(Total votes: 15,297)

Brian Schottenheimer

Position: OC
Cimini: Needs change of scenery. Trash.

Mike Pettine

Position: DC
Cimini: Not a banner year.
Take.

Mike Westhoff

Position: STC
Cimini: Undermined by fumbles. Take.


Rich Cimini

ESPN New York Jets reporter

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