Taking a comprehensive look at how former Jets offensive players performed in the 2023 season and their current contractual status as they transition to NFC teams. The analysis covers a range of players from different teams, outlining their contributions, playing time, and contract situations.

By the Numbers
  • Lawrence Cager: 4 passes for 36 yards, 1 touchdown
  • Jamison Crowder: 16 catches for 159 yards, 1 score
  • Chuma Edoga: Started 6 games, gave up 3 sacks, and had 3 penalties
  • James Robinson: 4 offensive snaps, 2 touches
  • Teddy Bridgewater: Only saw action in 1 game
  • Zonovan Knight: 13 yards on 3 carries, 8-yard catch
  • Sam Darnold: 61% completion rate, 6.5 yards per attempt
  • Geno Smith: Over 3,600 passing yards, 20 touchdowns, 8-7 record as a starter
  • Michael Carter: 182 yards from scrimmage, 6.8 yards per carry
  • Kelvin Beachum: Started 2 games, over 200 snaps
  • Trystan Colon: Played over 300 snaps, started 4 games at left guard
  • Greg Dortch: 24 catches for 280 yards, 2 touchdowns
Yes, But

Some players faced challenges such as limited playing time, injuries, or pending free agency, affecting their contributions and future prospects.

State of Play
  • Several players are now free agents, including starting left tackle Chuma Edoga and wide receiver Jamison Crowder.
  • Tight end Brandon Dillon seems unlikely to return due to lack of playing time and previous injuries.
  • Running back Zonovan Knight faces uncertainty as an exclusive rights free agent following a season-ending shoulder injury.
What's Next

Part II will explore the performance and status of ex-Jets defensive players in the NFC, providing insights into their roles and future outlook.

Bottom Line

The transition of former Jets offensive players to NFC teams has presented diverse outcomes, from impactful contributions to contractual uncertainties, shaping the evolving landscape of their professional careers.