New York Jets UDFA Breakdown – Kyle Friend

Nikki Charlesworth breaks down New York Jets UDFA Kyle Friend

Center Kyle Friend is one of two rookies signed in free agency from head coach Todd Bowles’ alma mater – Temple (the other being Robby Anderson).

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  • Name: Kyle Friend
  • School: Temple
  • Position: Center
  • Height:  6’2″
  • Weight: 305lbs

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TOJ Film Room – New York Jets LB Darron Lee

David Aitken breaks down the film on New York Jets first round pick, linebacker Darron Lee

With the 20th pick in the 2016 NFL draft, Mike Maccagnan made Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee the first selection of his second draft. Just what have the New York Jets added with Darron Lee for 2016, and what kind of player can he be a few years down the line? 

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New York Jets – Official 2016 Draft Grades

Mike Donnelly with the “official” grades for the New York Jets 2016 NFL Draft class

The NFL draft is over, which means one thing and one thing only: It is time to give all of the picks a definitive grade and see just how well the New York Jets did. This year, the Jets made 7 picks including trading a pick in 2017 to trade up into round 5. All of the picks are graded on an A++ (think Revis in 2007) through F– (think Vernon Gholston) scale, so lets see how Mike Maccagnan and company did this year. Like the legend in the picture above, let’s hope that the Jets know something that the people up here don’t.

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Mock Draft Season – New York Jets Mock Draft 1.0 (DO)

Dalbin Osorio with his first round mock for the 2016 NFL Draft…

In our second first round mock draft, Dalbin Osorio predicts how the first round will go next week. This mock draft will feature no trades, and it’s what DO thinks the teams will do. Let’s jump right into the draft…

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2016 NFL Draft – Top 10 Quarterbacks

Kevin Zielaznicki breaks down the top ten quarterbacks in the 2016 NFL Draft

Kevin Zielaznicki breaks down the top ten quarterbacks in the 2016 NFL Draft. Find more of our draft coverage here…

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2016 NFL Draft – Reggie Ragland Scouting Report

Kevin Zielaznicki with a scouting report for the 2016 NFL Draft on Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland

With Demario Davis now in Cleveland, the Jets have an opening next to David Harris in the linebacking corps. Could Reggie Ragland be the one to replace Davis and eventually Harris? Check out the rest of our scouting reports here.

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2016 NFL Draft – Joey Bosa Scouting Report

Kevin Zielaznicki with a scouting report on Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa

One of the most talked about prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft, Ohio State’s Joey Bosa has drawn comparisons to NFL stars like J.J. Watt and Jared Allen. Is he worthy of these comparisons? See the rest of our scouting reports here

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2016 NFL Draft – Christian Hackenberg Scouting Report

Kevin Zielaznicki with a scouting report on Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg. Should the New York Jets consider drafting him?

One of the most highly touted high school prospects since Andrew Luck, Christian Hackenberg arrived on Penn State’s campus with huge expectations. After a promising freshman year where he won the starting quarterback job and led the Nittany Lions to a 7-5 record, the bar was set high for the young QB. Unfortunately, Hackenberg never took that next step and is now viewed as a 3rd-5th round prospect.

  • Name: Christian Hackenberg  
  • School: Pennsylvania State University   
  • Position: QB
  • Height: 6’4″   
  • Weight: 223
  • Career Stats: 8457 YDS, 48 TD, 31 INT

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2016 NFL Draft – Shaq Lawson Scouting Report

Kevin Zielaznicki with a scouting report on Clemson’s Shaq Lawson

Kevin Zielaznicki continues our 2016 NFL Draft scouting report series

  • Name: Shaq Lawson   
  • School: Clemson   
  • Position: EDGE   
  • Height: 6’3″   
  • Weight: 269 
  • Career Stats: 123 Tackles, 45.5 TFL, 20.0 Sacks

Combine Results

  • 40 Yard Dash: 4.70 seconds
  • 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.21 seconds
  • 3 Cone Drill: 7.16 seconds
  • Vertical Jump: 33.0 inches
  • Broad Jump: 120.0 inches

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New York Jets Five Difficult Decisions: Drafting a QB Edition

David Aitken examines if the New York Jets should take a quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft

The final section of Five Difficult Decisions focuses specifically on the draft, and what could end up being Mike Maccagnan’s most important decision as Jets GM. The 10-6 finish will push fans to expect immediate impact players in the draft, but the team still has no long-term answer at quarterback. Is this the year the Jets find their franchise signal caller?

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