1. New York Jets
The Jets' defense has been excellent this season, but their offense must improve if New York wants to make their first playoff appearance since 2010. The Jets are coming off a stunning Week 6 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles due to an impressive showing from the defense, which recorded three interceptions and one forced fumble. Still, the Jets need to see more out of their offense, specifically their offensive line.
The Jets o-line has suffered several injuries lately, which has yet to make it easier for quarterback Zach Wilson in the passing game. Veteran tackle Mekhi Becton is currently dealing with a knee injury, guard Alijah Vera-Tucker suffered a season-ending injury for the second straight year, and rookie Joe Tippman was seen heading to the locker room in the second quarter of this week's game.
Veteran tackle La'el Collins worked out for the Giants and the Jets last week; however, he remains a free agent. Still, both teams must address their problems on the offensive line as the season progresses. It would be possible for the crosstown swap to occur at the deadline. It had only happened in both franchises' history once. The Jets dealt defensive end Leonard Williams to the Giants in 2019.
That said, if Schoen is looking to shop Neal in a few weeks at the deadline, there are several options that he could explore. It will be interesting to see what the Giants decide with their second-year lineman and how he develops over time on this struggling offense.