While the Jets may not be completely eliminated form playoff contention, the future is much more promising than the present for this rebuilding team.
After they release a handful of overpaid veterans, the Jets will have a ton of cap room to work with this spring. Combined with a full slate of draft picks (including an extra pick from the Darrelle Revis trade), and the Jets are primed to make a big splash this offseason.
Much of what they do depends on how they feel about quarterback Geno Smith after the season. If Smith is deemed to be their quarterback of the future, the Jets can use all of their resources to build around him. Otherwise, they need to get themselves into the dirty, muddy quarterback market until they find a franchise player.
Here are some players the Jets could add to their roster to fill their biggest needs in 2014.