With Darrelle Revis' contract talks moving on at a snail-like pace, the Jets are moving on without their star corner.
Monday night's game against the New York Giants featured two new Jets cornerbacks in Antonio Cromartie and Kyle Wilson. Both looked solid without Revis in the lineup.
Their performance and potential provide some leverage for the Jets as these talks continue. In reality, how much worse is New York without Revis?
Yes, there's no doubt that Revis is almost the league's undisputed top corner. He didn't earn the nickname "Revis Island" for nothing as he shut down top receivers time and time again last season.
But he's just one guy on a very talented Jets team. In the end, the Jets can succeed without him. Here are five reasons why.