With the NFL trade deadline almost here, it appears the New York Jets are looking to move a few players that are on expiring deals. In addition to putting Robby Anderson on the trade block, the front office could also potentially ship out Leonard Williams.
Barring a miraculous run in the second half of the season, the Jets will be looking at yet another season without the playoffs. It makes sense for the franchise to add more draft picks to help expedite its rebuilding process.
Williams has performed well in New York over the course of his young career, but the team might not want to give him a long-term extension this offseason.
Instead of allowing Williams to sign with another team for basically nothing in return this offseason, the Jets could shop around to see what they can get for the former No. 6 overall pick.
According to SNY insider Ralph Vacchiano, the Jets are listening to trade offers for Williams.
Vacchiano is reporting that it's unlikely New York breaks the bank for Williams in March, which means his days with the team are numbered.
Williams doesn't have a sack this season with the Jets, but he did have 42 tackles and five sacks in 2018.
It'll be interesting to see if the Jets trade Williams before the deadline on Tuesday.