Quinnen Williams has been the Jets’ greatest participant this season.
On Friday, that was made official by his teammates.
Gang Green’s star defensive sort out was voted the Jets’ Curtis Martin Team MVP after registering 49 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and 12 sacks in 14 video games. He additionally received the Kyle Clifton/Good Guy Award together with Jets offensive lineman Alijah Vera-Tucker.
“I think it was as close to unanimous as it can get,” Jets coach Robert Saleh mentioned about Williams profitable the crew MVP award.
“When you have guys like that, you’re happy for him because of all the success he’s having. He’s a dominant force in the inside. When he’s playing at his best, he makes it easy for everybody to do their jobs. … I never liked to compare, but his impact in the building is very similar to a guy like DeForest Buckner, who’s just the ultimate team guy, team first, uplifts his teammates, has a great relationship with all of his teammates, and very coachable, so he’s deserving of everything he’s gotten this year.”
Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley was voted because the Dennis Byrd Most Inspirational winner, defensive lineman Vinny Curry received the Ed Block Courage, which is given to the teammate that serves as a job mannequin of inspiration, sportsmanship and braveness.
Defensive lineman Solomon Thomas additionally received the Marty Lyons Community Service award, whereas extensive receiver Garrett Wilson claimed the “Rookie who acts like a pro award.”
Left sort out Duane Brown rounded out the awards as he was voted because the Selfless Warrior winner, which is given to the participant who offers himself essentially the most for the crew.
“It’s voted on by the coaches and Duane Brown just exemplifies everything with what he’s done,” Saleh mentioned.
“I’m not going to get into details of what he’s sacrificed and how he’s been doing it, but it is very rare, very rare for someone like Duane Brown to go through a season like he has and to sacrifice what he has when he hasn’t had to sacrifice anything. There’s a reason why he’s had so many years in the league, there’s a reason why he’s got many more years left in the league, and there’s a reason why he’s been a Pro Bowler for so long and he’s made so much money.”
Safety Lamarcus Joyner (hip) and extensive receiver Denzel Mims (concussion) are every anticipated to play towards the Seahawks on Sunday.
Joyner missed video games towards the Lions and Jaguars after he was positioned on the damage report after he acquired damage whereas prepping for the Jets’ Week 15 recreation. Mims suffered a head damage towards the Lions and was positioned within the concussion protocol. He didn’t clear in time for the sport towards the Jaguars.
Both extensive receiver Jeff Smith and cornerback Brandin Echols will miss Sunday’s recreation towards the Seahawks because of damage. Smith missed final week’s recreation towards the Jaguars after struggling a knee damage within the loss to the Lions on Dec. 18. This would be the third consecutive recreation Echols has missed after injuring his quad following the sport towards the Bills in Week 14.