The Facts: After landing one big-name free agent wide receiver, the New York Jets are considering reeling in another. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that the Jets have been having conversations with wideout Smith-Schuster, per sources informed of the situation.
Diehards Line: The Jets signed Corey Davis to a three-year, $37.5 million deal, but with plenty of salary-cap space and a desperate need to upgrade the weaponry, GM Joe Douglas could add another pass-catching stud. A one-time Pro Bowler, Smith-Schuster generated 3,726 yards and 26 TDs on 308 catches in four years in Pittsburgh. An ideal slot-receiver with run-after-catch and blocking ability, Smith-Schuster is a playmaking No. 2 wideout who can feast over the middle. If the Jets sign the 24-year-old, it would likely signal a plan to move on from veteran slot presence Jamison Crowder. ... We'll be watching for more.