The New York Jets will need to put some pieces together during free agency after their 6-10 finish in 2012.
The team’s cap restrictions entering the offseason have been well documented and will limit what they can do in terms of picking up players.
The Jets cleared some cap space Tuesday by cutting veteran linebackers Bart Scott and Calvin Pace, so they can be more aggressive in free agency.
New York was only a few skill players away from being a legitimate threat for postseason contention in 2012, and will be contenders for the playoffs with the right additions.
Some of the following players are cost-effective needs that the Jets may target when free agency begins on March 12.