As the 2014 NFL season nears, the New York Jets face several crucial decisions in training camp, including those of which impact their chances of earning a spot in the playoffs. The Jets have endured full-blown rebuilding mode over the course of the past two offseasons but now have a decent number of pieces in place to contend.
General manager John Idzik preaches competition in training camp, an annual reality that will be on display yet again in Cortland, NY later on this month. On paper, the Jets remain the second best team in the AFC East but don't possess enough playmakers in order to overtake the archrival New England Patriots.
For the Jets to earn a Wild Card berth and improve their 2013 mark of 8-8, they need certain players to exceed expectations while others need to overcome proneness to injury and stay on the field. The biggest question marks facing the Jets this summer are on offense—although shoring up their secondary is also vital to their potential success.
The following slideshow examines the five biggest question marks ahead of Jets training camp.