The secondary will feature the additions of cornerbacks
"I believe we can be as good as we want," defensive end
The Jets defense is expected to be aggressive, especially with the blitz, under first-year coach Todd Bowles.
"This defense should be a playoff defense," Skrine said. "The defense should get us in the playoffs. We have the defense to it. We've got a lot of talent on this defense. It's just about all coming together."
Gilchrist has been limited during the team's offseason activities because of the shoulder issue.
Gilchrist could be held out for all or most of the team's on-field workouts during organized team activities and minicamp. The same report stated that he should be ready to go by training camp.
The 26-year-old started all 16 games for two consecutive seasons for the Chargers before being acquired by the Jets this offseason. Last season, Gilchrist had 76 total tackles, one sack, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one interception
Gilchrist was drafted in the second round of the 2011 draft by the Chargers. He compiled 246 tackles, three sacks, five interceptions and 16 passes defensed over his four-year run in San Diego. Last season, the 26-year-old registered 76 total tackles, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one interception.
Gilchrist, formerly with the Chargers, was drawing interest from both the Jets and the Redskins in free agency.
After playing his first three years at the cornerback position, the Chargers moved Gilchrist to strong safety. The 26-year-old finished last season with 76 total tackles, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one interception.
|Bye: Week 5|
|7||10/25/15||@ NE||1:00 pm|
|8||11/1/15||@ OAK||4:05 pm|
|11||11/22/15||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|13||12/6/15||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
|15||12/19/15||@ DAL||8:25 pm|
|17||1/3/16||@ BUF||1:00 pm|
|2011||San Diego Chargers||14||34||27.0||7||0||2||22||11.0||21||0||4|
|2012||San Diego Chargers||16||59||48.0||11||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||3|
|2013||San Diego Chargers||16||77||59.0||18||1||2||43||21.5||26||0||5|
|2014||San Diego Chargers||16||76||59.0||17||1||1||4||4.0||4||0||5|
|2015||New York Jets||4||20||15.0||5||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||3|
|2011||San Diego Chargers||14||3||46||15.3||20||0||0|
|2012||San Diego Chargers||16||0||0||---||0||0||0|
|2013||San Diego Chargers||16||0||0||---||0||0||0|
|2014||San Diego Chargers||16||0||0||---||0||0||0|
|2015||New York Jets||4||0||0||---||0||0||0|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2011||San Diego Chargers||14||0||0||0||1||0||40||1||0|
|2012||San Diego Chargers||16||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||San Diego Chargers||16||0||0||1||0||1||0||1||0|
|2014||San Diego Chargers||16||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0|
|2015||New York Jets||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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