AFC East safety rooms ranked from worst to best in 2023

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For a while now, the Buffalo Bills have had one of the best safety duos in the NFL with Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer. However, the depth was always a question mark as both had been very durable since joining the Bills and the backups rarely saw the field.

That depth was challenged last year as players like Damar Hamlin and Dean Marlowe saw more snaps after Micah Hyde's injury. While the performance dropped, the experience helped the overall position room. However, is it enough for them to rank atop the AFC East? Let's rank each safety position group in the division entering the 2023 season.

4) New York Jets

Jordan Whitehead, Tony Adams, Adrian Amos, Ashytn Davis

The New York Jets have an excellent defense and should rank among one of the best in the NFL this year. However, if there is a weakness it might be at safety based on last year's performance.

Jordan Whitehead is entering his second season after signing as a free agent last year with the Jets and he was expected to play alongside Chuck Clark. The Jets traded a Day 3 pick to the Ravens for the veteran but unfortunately Clark suffered a torn ACL during OTAs.

The pressure will now be on Tony Adams, who should be the starter to begin the year. However, if he struggles the team may make a switch to a veteran like Adrian Amos. There is certainly a chance this could be an improved group but have too many questions to rank them any higher in the division.