It is a week before the 2017 NFL Draft and there has been a heavy amount of smokescreens being put out there involving this year’s quarterback class. Many people think the New York Jets are destined to pick one of the top quarterback prospects with their first pick in the first round, whether it is Mitchell Trubisky, Deshaun Watson, or even Patrick Mahomes. Here is a seven round mock draft for the New York Jets with an explanation for each pick.
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The first half of the schedule is fine-the season opener on a Thursday night vs. Kansas City, five of eight at home leading into a Week 9 bye, no road trips west of the Mississippi. In Week 10, New England plays a Sunday nighter in Denver followed by a Week 11 visit to Mexico City to play the Raiders.
Players like Myles Garrett, Derek Barnett, Jamal Adams, and Jonathan Allen are all waiting to start their pro careers as potential top 10 picks of the 2017 NFL draft. This year’s draft will infuse the league with defensive talent this spring, but teams like the Browns, Bears, and Jets will be left wanting when it comes to elite quarterbacks. Mitchell Trubisky and Deshaun Watson may develop into the foundation for a Super Bowl offense, but each has his share of weaknesses that will have to be sorted out first.
Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive Here is the most up-to-date information on what the Jets have done during free agency, including contract details and salary cap information. The signing period will continue through the NFL draft and right up until the start of training camp in July, so bookmark this page and keep checking back for frequent updates. JETS SALARY CAP SPACE (As of Tuesday, April 18): $11,512,071 That is the official number released by the NFL Players Association. UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (13) S Antonio Allen LB Bruce Carter LB Mike Catapano T Ryan Clady - Jets declined to pick up his 2017 option, making him an unrestricted free agent. TE Kellen Davis QB Ryan Fitzpatrick
The time for pre-draft visits are coming to an end, which will provide a chance for prospects to get off the road for a bit before finding out where they’ll be starting their professional careers. Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster is staying on the move right down to the wire. Foster visited with a wide variety of teams over the last few weeks and he kicked off this week by spending time with a couple of AFC clubs. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that Foster visited with the Jets on Monday before moving on to a meeting with the Ravens on Tuesday. They join the Saints, Chiefs, Eagles, Lions, Titans and Jaguars as teams that have had Foster in over the course of the pre-draft season. The Ravens
The Jets will meet with Ohio State CB Marshon Lattimore on Tuesday, a source told Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Gareon Conley, another CB from Ohio State, will visit the Jets on Tuesday as well. Lattimore, 20, became a starter for the Buckeyes this past season, and was given First Team All-Big Ten honors. The 6'0", 194-pounder redshirted during his first season at Ohio State in 2014 and was limited to just seven games in 2015 due to hamstring issues. He has the ability to be a lockdown corner in the NFL, according to his draft profile at NFL.com, with one AFC personnel director saying Lattimore is the top corner in the Draft. The Jets have the sixth overall pick in the Draft, which takes place April
Josh McCown has been through this plenty during his NFL career. The New York Jets are the 10th team the veteran quarterback has been with since 2002, so he's sort of an expert in getting acquainted with teammates in new surroundings. ''It's always good to get back started, especially when you are coming to a new team,'' McCown said Monday in quotes issued by the team, which reported for its first day of the offseason program at its training facility in Florham Park, New Jersey.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed Tommy Bohanon, giving them a fullback on their roster for the first time in three years. The Jaguars, who are expected to be more committed to the ground game under new coach Doug Marrone