Last week several of the writers for TOJ held a first round mock draft live on the Draft SZN podcast. Since then we decided to do a full seven round mock continued from that first round, with eight TOJ writers being responsible for drafting for the teams in each of the eight NFL divisions. Here is how Round 2 went down. Continue reading “Turn On The Jets Writers Mock Draft – Round 2”
Ryan Marcone gives the perfect New York Jets 2017 draft from the head…and from the heart
In the world of the NFL there are always two combating forces at work: the passion of the players who every day muster the emotion it takes to throw oneself into the most brutal sport in the world, and the business side of the game that falls on front offices to handle behind the scenes. There is a clear, almost stark contrast between images like Ray Lewis storming out of the tunnel and dancing like a modern gladiator ready for battle, and the execs in suits at press conferences who can quantify every single player’s worth with a price tag and assure us that the NFL “is also a business”.
And whether we realize it or not, we approach fandom the same way, with both the head and the heart. Our hearts make us cling to certain players and identify them as fan favorites for one reason or another, and that devotion makes us defend those players tooth and nail, long after their play has declined. Our heads often make us realize that while the game day experience at the stadium is unique, we can often get a more enjoyable (and always cheaper) version from our living room couch.
So what if we approached the draft the same way? There would be an ideal set of picks from either standpoint, to be sure. But which one is better for the team? The head or the heart? The Id or the Ego? The screaming, face painted die-hard or the calculating suited up exec? You decide. Here are my versions of the perfect 2017 NFL Draft for the New York Jets from the perspective of the head, and the perspective of the heart. Continue reading “Perfect New York Jets Draft: From the Head and Heart”
The results of the TOJ Staff live Twitter mock for the 2016 NFL Draft…
Joe Caporoso with a 7 round mock for the New York Jets in the 2016 NFL Draft
A huge shout out to the rest of the team here at Turn On The Jets who did an awesome job of loading this site up with preview content for the 2016 NFL Draft. Yesterday, I offered up some analysis on what the Jets strategy could potentially be. Today, here is my one and only mock draft.
David Aitken with a first round mock for the 2016 NFL Draft…
Joe Malfa kicks off TOJ’s mock draft season with his prediction for the first round in the 2016 NFL Draft
We are now just 10 days away from the 2016 NFL draft, and with that, the writers here at TOJ will be releasing their personal 1st round mock drafts. First up, Joe Malfa. Click here for more NFL Draft coverage!
David Aitken with a post Senior Bowl first round mock draft
Here’s my first crack at every draft nerd’s favorite pastime, inspired heavily by Connor Rogers’ latest big board. A first round mock after the dust has settled from both the Senior and Super Bowl…
Connor Rogers with a seven round mock draft for the New York Jets…
The New York Jets haven’t picked in the top six in quite some time, building a lot of tension and excitement around the 2015 NFL Draft (which is less than 3 weeks away). What should they do come the three day span beginning April 30th? Bleacher Report’s Connor Rogers breaks it all down below… Continue reading “New York Jets – Seven Round Mock Draft”
With the NFL Draft being pushed back to May, fans will have to wait a little longer this year for one of the NFL’s most popular events. With many of the 2014 free agents finding new homes, this mock draft will be a little different than my first edition. Let’s dig in. Continue reading “2014 NFL Mock Draft: April Showers Edition”
It is nearly impossible to know how the board will fall come May. With that being said, the Jets needs are obvious. Things will change after free agency, but lets take at some potential prospects the Jets might select. Continue reading “New York Jets 7 Round NFL Mock Draft”