Tag: draft

  • NFL Draft

    January Jets mock draft roundup

    There’s just one game remains on the NFL calendar Super Bowl LIV. Then, the league will officially enter the draft and free agency preparation mode. The Scouting Combine is only one month away, and just like it happens every year, many prospects will see their stock rise or drop between now and the Draft Day.…

    January 26, 2020

  • Editorial

    Can the Jets draft picks improve them from last season?

    It is probably fair to say that the 2018 NFL season for New York Jets fans was not the best they have ever seen. Finishing bottom of the AFC East table, they picked up just 4 wins and sank to 12 losses. However, it was not all doom and gloom for Jets fans entirely. Young,…

    May 17, 2019

  • NFL Draft

    Jets select Quinnen Williams in first round

    The New York Jets selected DT Quinnen Williams from Alabama with their first round selection in the 2019 NFL Draft. Williams, 6'3", 303 lbs, recorded 71 tackles (45 solo), including 19.5 tackles for loss and 8.0 sacks, last season for the Crimson Tide.  According to the Pro Football Focus, Williams had the highest production grade…

    April 25, 2019

  • NFL Draft

    Jets select Nathan Shepherd in round 3

    The Gang Green went defense in round 3, as they selected DT Nathan Shepherd from Fort Hays St. Shepherd, who is Canadian, played linebacker in high school and then defensive lineman in college. He registered 38 stops in 2017, 12.5 of those went for losses. He also had 4.0 sacks. Shepherd, 6'4", 315 lbs, has…

    April 27, 2018

  • Jets Free Agent Signings

    Jets sign undrafted free agents

    The New York Jets began signing undrafted free agents that will attend the upcoming rookie mini camp. So far the following rookies have been signed by the Gang Green: Deion Barnes, DE, Penn State; Durell Eskridge, FS, Syracuse; Jake Heaps, QB, Miami (FL); Julian Howsare, DE, Clarion; Taiwan Jones, ILB, Michigan State; Wes Saxton, TE,…

    May 3, 2015

  • NFL Draft

    Jets make noise on Day 2

    As many expected, the Gang Green went offense in the 2nd round, as they selected WR Devin Smith from Ohio State. Smith is a speedy receiver with 4.4 speed who averaged 28.2 yards per reception last season and scored a touchdown every 4 catches in college. According to some scouts, Smith tracks the deep ball…

    May 1, 2015

  • NFL Draft

    Jets to target receivers in draft

    It appears that the New York Jets are actively looking at various wide receiver prospects at the NFL scouting combine that's currently taking place in Indianapolis. This comes as no surprise, as last year the Gang Green's wide outs were one of the worst in the league. According to various sources, the Jets have interviews…

    February 24, 2014

  • NFL Draft

    Jets pick Geno Smith in second round

    The New York Jets finally went offense in the second round, as they selected QB Geno Smith from West Virginia. Smith, 6'3", 218 lbs, has the size and ability to be a starter in the NFL. In his senior year Smith threw for 4,205 yards, completing 71.2% of his passes, 42 TD, 6 INT. He…

    April 26, 2013

  • NFL Draft

    Jets select Demario Davis in round 3

    The Gang Green addressed another need in Round 3, as they selected OLB Demario Davis from Arkansas State at #77 overall. Davis, 6'2", 235 lbs, is a fast linebacker who ran 40 yards in 4.53 seconds at the scouting combine. He recorded 229 tackles (129 solo) in his NCAA career and had 10 tackles for…

    April 27, 2012

  • NFL Draft

    Jets trade up to grab Stephen Hill in round 2

    The New York Jets made a trade with the Seattle Seahawks in Round 2 to select WR Stephen Hill from Georgia Tech. Hill, 6'4", 215 lbs, is projected to be the deep threat that the Jets' offense has lacked since the departure of WR Braylon Edwards. He ran 40 yards in 4.36 seconds at the…

    April 27, 2012