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How can New York Jets replace Carl Lawson? Not so easily

Just the other day, New York Jets defensive tackle Nathan Shepherd was talking about the line's talent and depth, saying, "It kind of reminds me of a Marvel Avengers team. Everyone has their own little special power."

The Jets just lost their version of Captain America.

Defensive end Carl Lawson is out for the season after rupturing his Achilles' tendon in a joint practice Thursday with the Green Bay Packers. It is a crushing blow for the Jets' defense. Lawson, their biggest free-agent signing this offseason, was having the best camp of any player on the team.