Lex Hilliard was signed by the Jets during the season. Hilliard had spent a few years played under Tony Sparano with the Dolphins. Like pretty much everything else Sparano brought to the team, this signing displayed the former offensive coordinator's anti-golden touch.

It is tough to think of what Hilliard really did well. He seemed to consistently whiff on run blocks. The fullback position above all else requires one to block well. He blew assignments as a pass blocker