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After signing Eric Decker two nights ago to a rather sensible contract, it looks as if the Jets are hunting for more ways to upgrade their receivers in the coming days.  While signing Eric Decker was a good first step, the team still needs more help according to Mel Kiper, Jr. and Brian Baldinger writes Brian Costello for the New York Post.

Here's two pieces of recent chatter about the Jets wish list:

First, the Jets are upping their interest in Emmanuel Sanders.

There's no set meeting yet, so look to see what happens in KC first.

Second, James Jones name has come up in relation to the Jets and the former Packer might make a visit to Florham Park some time soon ... but that's not confirmed as of yet.

Sanders and Jones are different types of players, but both could be effective albeit to varying degrees.

Sanders is best at slow developing routes and plays where he can get lost and sit down in a soft spot of the defense or run drag routes before turning upfileld.  Jones is more of the physical receiver who can use his body to contest catches and make plays in the red zone.  Both could hold value for the Jets offense and we think Decker is versatile enough to pair with either.

A lot is being made about the Jets lack of receivers, but we think that David Nelson and Jeremy Kerley are the swing players in this whole renovation project.  While those two did their best in 2013, adding talents like Decker, and another free agent, along with a pass catcher or two through the draft could quickly turn the receivers on this team from one of the weakest groups in the NFL to a unit that is easily in the middle of the pack with serious upside depending on the play at quarterback.

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