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Should he stay or go: Austin Howard

Austin Howard | New York Jets

Austin Howard has been a serviceable right tackle since becoming a full-time starter in 2012. He excels in run blocking; however his pass blocking abilities are limited. Signing Howard to a contract extension at a cheap price can benefit the running game, but there are viable options in free agency and the draft to fill the void.

Gang Green will remain in a rebuilding stage this offseason, as the front office will look to bolster the team's roster. The biggest need for improvement is on the offensive side of the ball, especially at the skills positions. The offensive line struggled all season as it could not give Geno Smith the proper protection, nor did it consistently drive back the defenders while rushing the ball... Recommended Stories