It is no secret that many of us here on Turn On The Jets were huge fans of Jace Amaro heading into the NFL draft this year. Personally, I felt like he had all the tools to be a perfect fit in Marty Mornhinweg’s offense and he would do wonders for Geno Smith, who didn’t have many reliable targets last year as a rookie. When the #18 pick rolled around and the Jets were on the clock, Amaro was on my short list of players I wanted to see have his name called (as I tweeted). As we know, that didn’t happen, and while I loved the Calvin Pryor selection, I was a little bit bummed that we may have missed out on the next Jimmy Graham or Gronk. Continue reading
After a long wait, the 2014 NFL Draft has finally come and gone. The Jets used all twelve of their selections and came away with an intriguing haul. I will not “grade” the draft, as none of these players have stepped on an NFL field yet.
What I will do is rank the picks based on my opinion of potential skill, value, and need. Lets take a look.
When the Jets selected Maryland corner back Dexter McDougle on Friday night of the NFL Draft, a wide variety of fans understandably believed the pick was a slight reach on instinct. Both casual fans unaware of his name entirely and even intense draft fans who knew of his 2013 season ending shoulder injury believed, as a whole, that the Jets possibly could have found better value with the third round selection. However, now that the smoke has cleared, it is time to analyze why John Idzik and company’s risky Day Two selection might actually be their smartest pick of the draft.
Joe Caporoso on the New York Jets perceived “need” at wide receiver
Joe Caporoso reviews all of the New York Jets day 3 selections in the NFL Draft
With the 233th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the New York Jets selected Trevor Reilly, Linebacker, Utah.
With the 213th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the New York Jets selected Tajh Boyd, Quarterback, Clemson.
With the 210th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the New York Jets selected Ik Enemkpali, Linebacker, Louisiana Tech.