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Last week, we broke down the quarterback battle, which is sure to headline training camp this year for the Jets. Let's break down the other battles for starting roles and consider the candidates at each spot.
Running back - Bilal Powell v Isaiah Crowell
One of the main things Crowell brings to the table is durability, having not missed a single game in his first four seasons with 33 consecutive starts entering the 2018 season. Powell, on the other hand, has usually been initially effective when given a larger workload, but has struggled to stay healthy.
While there's a chance they could split the workload evenly or change who the lead back is on a game-by-game basis, it seems probable they will start to make the transition away from the veteran Powell so that youngsters like Elijah McGuire can get more reps.
Tight end - Eric Tomlinson v Clive Walford v Jordan Leggett v Chris Herndon
There are multiple candidates for this role but the Jets - and many of their fans - are hoping one of their promising youngsters will step up and claim this role. The rookie Herndon will battle with Leggett -- who for all intents and purposes is basically a rookie -- to be the primary pass catcher. A more established veteran in Walford provides good competition, while Neal Sterling and Bucky Hodges are under the radar.
Tomlinson is the team's most reliable blocking tight end so may end up getting more playing time than anyone by default.
Number one receiver - Robby Anderson v Jermaine Kearse v Terrelle Pryor v Quincy Enunwa
The Jets have four receivers who've had an 800-yard season within the past two years, but which will be the primary target?
Enunwa led the Jets in receiving yards in 2016, while Anderson led them last year. However, Pryor is the only one with a 1,000-yard season and Kearse's consistency could see him building on his career year as he gets ready for free agency in 2019. It's possible the Jets could have different players leading them in receiving every week.
Edge: A committee approach
Fullback - Lawrence Thomas v Dimitri Flowers
The undrafted rookie Flowers is a versatile player with more experience at the position than the converted defensive lineman Thomas. With his blocking, route running skills and ability to contribute as a short yardage back, Flowers has a good chance of claiming this role.
Defensive end - Henry Anderson v Nathan Shepherd v Mike Pennel
The Jets obviously drafted Shepherd to be a starter in short order, but it was a shrewd move to bring aboard someone who has produced well as a starter in Anderson. Can he stay healthy though?
It may be difficult to define who the starter is because the Jets will have a deep rotation in place, and who is on the field for the first snap won't necessarily be the one who sees the most action. With his run-stopping abilities, a player like Pennel could find himself in the starting lineup more often than other players who might get more reps overall.
Rush linebacker - Lorenzo Mauldin v Josh Martin v David Bass v Dylan Donahue
Mauldin was expected to start before he got injured in camp last year. He had 6.5 sacks in a part-time role over his first two years.
Martin is the incumbent, having overtaken Kony Ealy on the depth chart down the stretch last year, but Bass was arguably the team's most productive pass rusher.
Donahue probably won't play many reps in the base defense, but has a good chance of being the designated pass rusher, which could mean he gets a lot of reps. However, if nobody steps up, the Jets could pick up someone on the waiver wire or look to make a trade.
Edge: An external acquisition
Cornerback - Morris Claiborne v Buster Skrine
On paper, the Jets would be expected to have Claiborne starting and Skrine reverting to his old nickelback role. However, ESPN's Rich Cimini recently implied the two are in a close battle to join Trumaine Johnson in the starting line-up.
In an ideal world, the Jets would like a young player to establish themselves as a potential future starter, but it seems unlikely anyone will get a starting role unless someone gets hurt.
Placekicker - Cairo Santos v Taylor Bertolet
Bertolet impressed the Jets so much when he attended rookie minicamp on a tryout basis that they released Nick Rose before he'd even had a chance to practice with the team. Bertolet hasn't played in an NFL game yet, though. Santos is the more established talent and therefore expected to win the role.