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Perhaps the most "underrated" change for the Jets this season is at the guard position, where they will field two new starters at the position.
For the first time since 2003, the now-retired Brandon Moore will not be on the Jets' roster. Meanwhile, Matt Slauson signed with the Chicago Bears in free agency.
With limited cap space, John Idzik had to take a chance on players with less-than-perfect injury records such as Willie Colon. Colon was a quality right tackle and guard for the Steelers but was never quite the same player after he tore his triceps in the first week of the 2011 season.
Despite his injury risk, Colon could turn out to be one of the best bargain buys of free agency if he can avoid the trainer's table and solidify the right guard spot.
The left guard position, however, remains much more of a question mark. The Jets hoped third-round pick Brian Winters would have seized the job by now, but it appears as if Vladimir Ducasse, the disappointing second-round pick from 2010, will be the opening day starter now that Stephen Peterman is out of the picture.
Ducasse has plenty of athletic ability to get the job done, but he has struggled with the mental aspects of the game. Now in his fourth year, it's now or never for Ducasse to prove that he can be a viable starter.