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Jets wideout says team could have multiple 1,000-yard receivers

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- No Eric Decker. No Brandon Marshall. No Quincy Enunwa.

So no 1,000-yard receiving hopeful on the New York Jets?

Charone Peake refuses to buy into that dire talk.

"There definitely is a 1,000-yard receiver [on the team]," the second-year receiver said Wednesday after practice. "Could be more than one. There's a lot of good receivers in that room."

Let's put that into perspective:

The team leader in career receiving yards is Marquess Wilson (777), who may not even make the team. The combined yardage total for every receiver on the roster is 2,069.

Historically, having multiple 1,000-yard receivers doesn't happen that often -- at least not for the Jets. Marshall and Decker cracked the 1,000-yard mark in 2015. Before that, the last time the team had a pair of 1,000-yard receivers in the same year was 1998, with Keyshawn Johnson and Wayne Chrebet.

But, hey, there's nothing wrong with confidence.

"We know what we're capable of," Peake said. "We just have to go out and prove it to everybody. ... We're capable of having a big year. We have big goal and we're just going to make plays."

Without Enunwa, who suffered a season-ending neck injury last Saturday, the top three receivers on the depth chart are Robby Anderson, Peake and Jalin Marshall, who faces a four-game suspension to start the season. Lurking on the depth chart are rookies ArDarius Stewart and Chad Hansen. At some point, the Jets probably will add a veteran to the group.

"We don't know what we have yet because we're young," coach Todd Bowles said. "We've got to get more plays and get some preseason games under our belt to see what we have. We don't know what we have yet."

Peake does, apparently.