If Khalil Mack becomes available, Jets should be interested
With the Raiders and Khalil Mack at an impasse, would it make sense for the Jets to swoop in with a trade offer?
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RICHMOND, Va. — A look at what’s happening around the New York Jets:
1. Macc and Mack: General manager Mike Maccagnan got his quarterback. Now he needs to find someone to get to the opponent’s quarterback.
While the addition of Sam Darnold filled a big hole in the Jets’ rebuilding puzzle, it will never be complete until they add a formidable pass-rusher on the edge. My advice to Maccagnan: Call the Oakland Raiders.
In case you haven’t heard, the Raiders and star pass-rusher Khalil Mack are locked in a contract dispute. Mack, due to make $13.8 million in the the final year of his contract, is holding out of training camp, reportedly seeking at least $20 million per year. There’s no evidence to suggest the Raiders have put him on the trading block, but that doesn’t mean the Jets can’t place a phone call.
Will they? I wouldn’t be surprised if they do. The Jets have a proactive front office (see: the trade up for Darnold) and they’re always looking for ways