Special teams might have been the Jets’ best unit in 2020, but that was more of an indictment on New York’s offense and defense than anything else.
Brant Boyer’s kicking game underwhelmed with Sam Ficken sidelined for the majority of the year, and the Jets seldom benefitted from an explosive kick or punt return to flip field position. New York covered kicks and punts relatively well, but its special teams unit still left plenty to be desired.
Could that change in 2021? Here is a look at all of the specialists, including kick and punt return candidates, on the Jets’ 90-man roster ahead of training camp.