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Due to the uncertainty of Santonio Holmes' injury and Stephen Hill's lack of development, there was a ton of uncertainty surrounding this position group headed into this season.
While they have not quite morphed into the Greatest Show on Turf, the Jets' receiving corps is definitely an improvement over last year.
No one knows exactly how close Santonio Holmes is to being 100 percent, but he has been a very effective player nonetheless. He only has 10 catches in four games, but his average of 24.3 yards per catch has produced a handful of big plays that helped get the Jets their second win.
Meanwhile, Stephen Hill has been much more consistent than last year, as he has also produced several big plays with 17.9 yards per reception. However, he has continued to struggle with drops and fumbles, particularly in a Week 2 loss to the Patriots.
Jeremy Kerley has been one of Geno Smith's targets in he slot. His absence in Week 2 (concussion) was noticeable.
The concerning part of this group is that both Holmes and Hill will miss time with a hamstring injury and a concussion, respectively, according to Rich Cimini of ESPN. As a result, the Jets will have to rely on the unimpressive half of their depth chart to get them through the next few games.
Clyde Gates has yet to learn how to use his elite speed, while Ryan Spadola has yet to produce like the dominant player he was in the preseason. Despite playing 40 snaps last week, Ben Obomanu's miscues forced the Jets to replace him with David Nelson this week, according to the team website.
The receiving corps has done an adequate job helping out Geno Smith through four games, but things could get ugly over the next month without Holmes and Hill.