The tight ends are expected to be counted on more as pass catchers in new offensive coordinator John Morton’s system.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, who had a productive spring and can participate in all of the team’s preseason practices in addition to the four exhibition games, will serve a two-game suspension at the start of the regular season. In addition to Seferian-Jenkins, the Jets have a young group of tight ends and it’ll be interesting to see who steps up in camp.
Down 30 pounds this offseason, Seferian-Jenkins looked quicker than he did after joining the Jets last September, the story went on to say. The fourth-year veteran, who had 10 receptions in Chan Gailey’s system, primarily ran with the first team throughout OTAs and minicamp as he showed good hands and separation. He has the most NFL experience of the unit and he could become a top target.