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I seem to have the reputation of a pessimist in the Twitter-community and such, and frankly, and can’t disagree with that assumption. I was thrown into the pit of Rex Ryan and Ed Reed’s labyrinth last year before I was ready to intake such ridiculousness. Yet here I sit today, as a sad and withering Jet fan, able to say that even I have a realistic dream mock draft that wold solve all of my problems.

I know, it’s crazy to think that there are actually some prospects who I really like. In this mock, I focused on maintaining a realistic approach and focusing on value. You won’t find a pick where the player will without a doubt be gone beforehand.  I’ve assembled twelve picks that are incredibly realistic but still would make me bounce off the walls on Draft Day. In fact, I would say that at least three quarters of these prospects are ones that I would label as “My Guys,” which is a category some draftniks use to define players they latch onto because they believe in their value and ability to such an extent.

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Much has been made of the New York Jets free agent strategy to date. Some praise second year GM John Idzik’s meticulous approach. Others condemn him for lacking vision and ignoring blatant holes in the roster. Regardless of your opinion on the matter, some league wide perspective on this free agency period is in order.

NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal provides this list of teams and the number of players from other rosters that they signed. What can this list tell us?

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