New York Jets

New York Jets

New York Jets

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 02: Elijah Moore #8 of the New York Jets in action against the Pittsburgh Steelers on October 2, 2022 at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Just when you thought it was fun to be a Jets fans again, receiver Elijah Moore had other ideas.

According to multiple sources, Moore has requested a trade from the New York Jets due to what he believes is a lack of involvement in the offense.

Rich Cimini of ESPN reported late Thursday that Moore was sent home before practice Thursday for a personal day, and that coach Robert Saleh said he was excused because of a family issue.

The Jets are said to have no intentions to follow through with Moore’s trade request.

Moore becomes the second Jets wide out to request a trade over lack of involvement in the offense; the other being Denzel Mims who has been inactive in all six of the Jets regular season games thus far. Don’t be shocked, should Moore be inactive himself on Sunday, that Mims is activated, according to Cimini.

Moore was targeted only once in the Jets 27-10 win over Green Bay on Sunday. According to ESPN, Moore has been targeted just 13 percent of the time this year, which is ranked 78th among 81 qualified receivers.

Since the Jets drafted him in the second round of the 2021 draft, Moore hasn’t exactly lived up to the hype that many fans tagged him with early. An injury riddled year in 2021 saw Moore play in 11 of the Jets 17 games.

When he did play, Moore was good, hauling in 43 catches for 538 yards and five touchdowns.

This season he has 16 receptions for 203 yards and no touchdowns.

Twitter, of course had a field day. Check it out below!

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    Moore’s trade request feels eerily similar to what Jets fans saw from safety Jamal Adams three seasons ago.

  • Other Fans Sound Off on Jamal Adams - Elijah Moore comparison

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  • Denzel Mims' Turn to Shine?

    If Elijah Moore is inactive on Sunday, it could be an opportunity for the Jets other disgruntled receiver, Denzel Mims.

  • Oh, and the Jets Play Russell Wilson and the Broncos this week.

    In case you need a reminder whom the Jets play this week, Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson had this gold mine of a tweet a week ago.

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