If the early training-camp signs are any indication, Amaro has a long way to go to reach that goal.
Mornhinweg has acknowledged that Amaro must make a "host" of adjustments to get comfortable in a pro-style system.
Amaro had missed Tuesday's practice with a bout of knee tendinitis and admits his head is spinning while trying to learn Mornhinweg's offense.
"A lot of people have high expectations for me," Amaro said, via ESPN.com. "Right now, I'm trying to figure it all out."
Going from Texas Tech's basic passing attack to the Jets' more complex system is like translating "Chinese to English," Amaro explained.
Rookies often talk about their struggles to adjust to the mental speed required to play in the NFL.