The Jets are excited to move forward with Jamal Adams
Perhaps the New York Jets won’t be trading Jamal Adams after all.
In spite of rampant speculation that the Jets could move the star safety this offseason, general manager Joe Douglas says that he is looking forward to having Adams as a part of the team:
“We’re just looking forward and just excited that he’s part of the team,” Douglas said during an appearance on The Michael Kay Show this week. “All you have to do is watch on Sundays and see the difference that he makes not only on our defense but on our team.”
There was a lot of trade chatter surrounding Adams before the Week 8 trade deadline back in October, which peeved Adams and caused him to go on a social media rant.
However, Adams seemed to calm down afterward and has not made any noise since.
The Jets can even sign Adams to an extension this offseason, but Douglas would not comment on that situation, saying he would prefer to keep those talks in-house.
Adams was the only Jets player to make the Pro Bowl and earn a first-team All-Pro selection this season after registering 75 tackles, 6.5 sacks, an interception, a couple of forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, seven passes defended and a pair of defensive touchdowns.
The 24-year-old, who played his collegiate football at LSU, was originally selected by New York with the sixth overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft.
It didn’t take long for Adams to stamp his name among the best safeties in football, as he made the Pro Bowl in his second season in 2018.