Antonio Cromartie's Current Stat-Line -- 17 tackles, 3 INTs, 1 TD
What is he on pace to have? -- 45 tackles, 8 INTs, 3 TDs
If a team MVP is given out at the end of the season, it's more than obvious who the recipient should be. Not sure? He held Andre Johnson to 15 receiving yards and manhandled Reggie Wayne (arguably the hottest receiver in the NFL) in back-to-back games.
His interception total is very inflated, even though he should have four at the moment. Look for teams to avoid him as they did with Darrelle Revis, meaning fewer tackles and picks.
Antonio Cromartie's Projected Stat-Line -- 37 tackles, 6 INTs, 1 TD
Kyle Wilson's Current Stat-Line -- 17 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FF, 0 TDs
What is he on pace to have? -- 45 tackles, 3 INTs, 3 FF, 0 TDs
If the Jets didn't have such a big need at cornerback, I couldn't imagine many scenarios where Kyle Wilson would see the field. His stats don't tell the story. As the season goes on, teams will be throwing in his direction, so he better be ready.
Unfortunately, he is burned easily and doesn't cover tightly. As a result, look for more tackles and not so many INTs.
Kyle Wilson's Projected Stat-Line -- 61 tackles, 2 INTs, 2 FF, 0 TDs
Ellis Lankster's Current Stat-Line -- 15 tackles, 1 INT, 0 TDs
What is he on pace to have? -- 40 tackles, 3 INTs, 0 TDs
He's really surprised me as a nickel back. He does get burned at times, but I don't mind seeing him in nickel sets. Look for him to reach those 3 interceptions, although maybe not the 40-tackle mark.
Ellis Lankster's Projected Stat-Line -- 37 tackles, 3 INTs, 0 TDs
Laron Landry's Current Stat-Line -- 38 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FF, 1 TD
What is he on pace to have? -- 101 tackles, 3 INTs, 3 FFs, 3 TDs
A 100-tackle free safety on pace to have 3 picks, 3 forced fumbles and 3 touchdowns? This was by far my favorite acquisition of the 2012 offseason and it's been paying dividends.
Although the chances of injury are incredibly high, I would never predict an injury. Look for him to narrowly reach 100 tackles and maybe have an extra pick or two, but not 3 TDs.
Laron Landry's Projected Stat-Line -- 102 tackles, 4 INTs, 2 FFs, 1 TD
Yeremiah Bell's Current Stat-Line -- 42 tackles, 0 INTs, 1 FR
What is he on pace to have? -- 112 tackles, 0 INTs, 3 FRs
Another 100-tackler in the defensive backfield? I think that Yeremiah Bell provides decent leadership in the defensive backfield. He's not very good in coverage, especially 1-on-1, but no safety is that good in that sense. Look for him to barely break 100 tackles and maybe have an interception.
Yeremiah Bell's Projected Stat-Line -- 104 tackles, 1 INT, 2 FRs