The Jets will put the seventh-year receiver through a workout. Moncrief, who just turned 27, is coming off a down season — spent with the Steelers and Panthers. But the 6-foot-4 target has shown intermittent promise in the past and has drawn interest since becoming a free agent in 2018.
While Moncrief was a major disappointment in Pittsburgh, being buried on the Steelers’ depth chart after a drop-filled September, he produced a 48-catch, 668-yard season with Jacksonville in 2018. His best years came when Andrew Luck operated as the Colts’ quarterback. The former third-round pick totaled 13 touchdown receptions between the 2015-16 seasons. He posted a career-high 733 yards for the ’15 Colts but has experienced an inconsistent career.
Already housing a thin receiving corps, the Jets are currently down Denzel Mims. The second-round rookie is dealing with a hamstring injury. Mims, Jamison Crowder and Breshad Perriman are in line to work as Gang Green’s primary receivers.
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