The Jets are trusting their youth to get the job done at cornerback in 2021.
Joe Douglas did not make any splash signings at the position in free agency, opting for the NFL draft to add reinforcements at the position. Other than special teams ace Justin Hardee, New York does not have a single cornerback over the age of 25 on its roster. Bless Austin is the elder statesman of the position group with just three years of experience.
There is still a chance Douglas adds a cornerback or two before the summer ends, but the Jets are rolling with a very inexperienced crop right now. Here is a look at each corner on New York’s 90-man roster ahead of training camp.