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    March 14, 2024 6:22 AM EDT

    The are riding high this offseason after landing MVP quarterback , a blockbuster move that has thrust them into the thick of the conversation. However, it's not all rosy at MetLife Stadium. New York seems to be at a fork in the road with star defensive tackle , who is entering the final year of his deal.Williams had his fifth-year option picked up last offseason and is currently slated to make $9.954 million in 2023 before po sibly facing unrestricted free agency next offseason. It does appear that the 25-year-old is seeking some long-term security as he is of the Jets offseason program until he and his camp can agree to a new contract.While things were already a bit icy, Williams firmly put his future in New York in doubt by to say "Defensive Tackle for ." alluding to the notion that he could be playing elsewhere in 2023.Williams also notably retweeted a report that highlighted fellow All-Pro defensive tackle and 2019 draft cla smate agreeing to a four-year, $ Delano Hill Jersey 90 million extension with the that made him the third highest-paid defensive tackle in the , likely a similar deal to what he is seeking himself. He also posted a GIF of himself sipping tea reacting to GM Joe Douglas saying the team was "optimistic" about getting a deal done with Williams last month. "Everybody knows I'm a team guy. Everybody knows that I believe in the team and want to put the team first and different things like that, but I do want to get a contract done before the offseason program," Williams said after the season, via . "I feel like I deserve to get a contract done before the offseason program just because I did everything right on the field, everything right off the field, and just having the organization behind me just like I'm behind them to show that they really support me and different things like that is an amazing thing for Germain Ifedi Jersey me. I just want to be compensated for what I am."Williams was selected with the No. 3 overall pick in 2019 out of Alabama. The 6-foot-3, 303-pounder is coming off a stellar season in 2022 where he was named a first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowler for the first time in his career after totaling a career-high 12 sacks and 28 quarterback hits.Chicago pa sed on selecting defensive lineman at the and instead moved down to take offensive tackle . They did bring aboard a couple of defensive tackles on Day 2 with . and , but could stand to improve that piece of their defense even more. At just 25 years old, Williams would fit seamle sly into the Bears young nucleus, and Shaun Alexander Jersey head coach Matt Eberflus, a former defensive coordinator, would certainly love to bring in a player of this caliber to help jumpstart their defense for 2023 and beyond. The Bears also currently have the most cap space in the NFL and could give Williams the contract he seeks. Pick Six Newsletter Crafted By The Best NFL Experts Get the day's big stories + fun stuff you love like mock drafts, picks and power rankings. I agree to receive the "Pick Six Newsletter" and marketing communications, updates, special offers (including partner offers), and other information from CBS Sports and the Paramount family of companies. By pre sing sign up, I confirm that I have read and agree to the and acknowledge Paramount's . Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe. Thanks for signing up! Keep an eye on your inbox. Sorry! There was an error proce sing your subscription. The Texans may have already made their big splash of the offseason by trading up to No. 3 to select Will Anderson, but let's not sleep on head coach , a former Alabama linebacker, adding another star from the Crimson Tide to help create a lockdown defense in Houston. Similar to Chicago, Williams would fit into a young Texans team that is just now creating its foundation with a first-year head coach in Ryans and a rookie quarterback in .Judging by the makers having the Lions take on the in the 2023 opener, many are expecting Detroit to take a leap in Cody Barton Jersey 2023. They just spent the draft adding a couple of high-end skill position players in running back and tight end , while also adding off-ball linebacker on Day 1 and safety on Day 2. One area where they do seem to be lacking a bit, however, is at defensive tackle. Inserting Williams into a defensive line that already has would strike fear into any opposing quarterback and could very well put Dan Campbell's team over the top in the NFC North. Also, Lions GM Brad Homes came from a front office that drafted , so he is well aware Gary Jennings Jr. Jersey of what kind of an impact a star defensive tackle can bring to a team.Seattle is a team similar to Detroit that many expect to be a serious player in the conference in 2023. They are in the midst of a fantastic offseason where they've added a top-tier corner () and wide receiver (Jaxson Smith-Njigba) at the NFL Draft and added defensive end while retaining quarterback . A deal for Williams would drastically improve a Seattle defense that ranked 21st in DVOA last season that much more fearsome and could inch them closer to rivaling the in the NFC West.