Lee Shows Excitement in Minicamp, But Perhaps Too Much

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Rookie minicamp is always a very exciting time for coaches and fans alike. For coaches and fans, it’s the first glance at their draft picks and potential undrafted free agents. For players, it’s the first time they get to work with their future coaches and prove their value. Unfortunately, these minicamps are not accurate depictions of how players skill because … Continue reading

New York Jets 2016 Draft Recap

Ohio State’s Darron Lee poses for photos  after being selected by the New York Jets as the 20th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Best Pick–Darron Lee/Jordan Jenkins It’s always a good thing when you have more than one pick that could qualify as the best selection. Darron Lee brings the speed component to a defense that was sorely lacking in that category over the last few years. The questions on Lee are definitely legitimate concerns. He is undersized and struggles to get off … Continue reading

Jets keep the Carousel going by taking QB Christian Hackenberg

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The Jets used their second round pick to draft Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg, Friday night, causing a lot of speculation on the futures of both Ryan Fitzpatrick and Geno Smith. My thoughts on the pick: -Hackenberg is the most polarizing prospect in the draft, people love him or hate him, and the Jet fans are feeling the same way … Continue reading

16 Players for the Jets to Select in Round 2

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After a circus-like first round filled with five on-the-clock trades, gas mask bong sabatoge videos and teams reaching for talent (yes we are looking at you Eli Apple); the NFL is geared up to tackle rounds two and three, starting at 7pm EST from Chicago, IL. A number of talented first-round players slipped into the second, and with the Jets picking … Continue reading

NYJN Staff: First and Second Round Picks

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Ah, bliss! After a long winter, football fans are coming out of the shadows to celebrate one of our favorite events of the year, the draft. Since last years move out to Chicago, the quintessential “booing” of Jet fans has surely diminished, but worry not Gang Green, we are giving you the chance to scoff at your computers as each of our writers grab … Continue reading

NY Jets Need to Find Kicker, Punter in 2016 Draft

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As draft day nears, the hype and rumors around top rated players have begun to grow in both size and lunacy. Personally, I think that any speculation beyond analyzing basic needs and team visits should be kept to a minimum as the truth behind such news and rumors very often lead to empty hopes.   So, following those guidelines, I … Continue reading

Sam Bradford, I respectfully decline.

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On the Monday before the NFL Draft instead of learning about late-round sleepers or early-round trades I was getting schooled in the finer, minute details of arbitration law as the media was swept up by the frenzied revival of the two-year-old Deflategate scandal. After a tired, yet satisfying chortle at the Pats dispense, I strolled the Internet to find another … Continue reading