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    Why is Kerley returning punts?

    He's our best WR. No one else on the roster can do it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by detjetsfan View Post
    He's our best WR. No one else on the roster can do it?
    Because he's our punt returner?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetworks View Post
    Because he's our punt returner?
    FIRE REX! What is he thinking!?!


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    Because that was what he was drafted to do. Sadly they didn't think to replace him in the off season. They did the same stuff with Moss for like 4 years acting like returning kicks was the only thing he did well.

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    Because of all the talent we have. This is Ryans most talented team. EVER!!!

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    Kerley is a fumble waiting to happen. He either fumbles on a punt return or after he catches a pass. On the other hand he has been a decent player for a 6th round pick. He seems like a decent slot receiver. With the Jets relying so much on Kerley it shows what a lack of talent they have because Kerley is nothing special.

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    Because Kyle Wilson could not catch the ball.

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    Just wondering why our best WR (I know, not saying much) is risking injury returning punts. I mean, he's not even good at it. That fumble in the Seattle game was BRUTAL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by detjetsfan View Post
    Just wondering why our best WR (I know, not saying much) is risking injury returning punts. I mean, he's not even good at it. That fumble in the Seattle game was BRUTAL.
    Because the Jets can't wait until he gets hurt and then claim it was all unforseeable!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by detjetsfan View Post
    Just wondering why our best WR (I know, not saying much) is risking injury returning punts. I mean, he's not even good at it. That fumble in the Seattle game was BRUTAL.
    Starters play STs, that's the way it is. Landry plays punt coverage. Wilson is on punt return. You want players that can do something well on the field.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeJam Football View Post
    Kerley is a fumble waiting to happen. He either fumbles on a punt return or after he catches a pass. On the other hand he has been a decent player for a 6th round pick. He seems like a decent slot receiver. With the Jets relying so much on Kerley it shows what a lack of talent they have because Kerley is nothing special.
    He's a very good player with one real weakness: his ball-handling. If he was on the Patriots they'd be talking about him on SportsCenter every couple days.

    I don't know why he fields punts, though. To me it's not even so much about the potential for injury, it's about him coughing the ball up and hurting us. I'm sure he's worse than league average solely as a returner. I hope we get a specialist #4 WR/CB in free agency or the draft.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciaran View Post
    He's a very good player with one real weakness: his ball-handling. If he was on the Patriots they'd be talking about him on SportsCenter every couple days.

    I don't know why he fields punts, though. To me it's not even so much about the potential for injury, it's about him coughing the ball up and hurting us. I'm sure he's worse than league average solely as a returner. I hope we get a specialist #4 WR/CB in free agency or the draft.
    True, Kerley is a mediocre at best punt returner. So why can't one of our less valuable scrub WR's have that job instead?

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    Because we didn't resign Jim Leonhard- with all the Braylon talk, I had to bring Jimmy up again.

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