[QUOTE=Baddniss;4472464]Here is something a lot of you guys dont get.
You keep implying that Jim Leonard is being replaced because of the quality of his on-field play.
You could not be farther from the truth.
He is being replaced because of injury issues AND NOTHING ELSE.
Rex still loves this guy.
I lot of Jet fans improperly lump Leonard together with Eric Smith.
Smith just plain sucks in coverage, and is slow as molasses. Leonard may be small & injury-prone, but he can play ball in the NFL.
There is a huge difference in talent between these two...[/QUOTE]
I definitely agree that the Leonard situation is due to injury and not because the staff feels he can't get the job done. That being said neither Leonard or Smith are worth a damn in coverage, they are both strong safety's and neither are fast enough or athletic enough to play in open space.
As far as the RT situation goes, I'm still holding out hope that the Jets will get a stop gap fix when the cap casualties start hitting the market.