James Kuntz makes the case on the New York Jets trading up in the NFL Draft
One of the least mentioned, but most important, takeaways from free agency is the Jets’ perilous position in the 2020 Draft. There are currently five teams picking above the Jets that could potentially take an Offensive Tackle:
Mock drafts have emerged as the lifeblood of the draft season craze. Various scenarios can, in a heartbeat, not only make one feel uplifted but also discouraged. With that said, I hope this particular piece evokes the former and leaves you with an optimistic view of what’s to come.
Note: I understand most fans, including myself, covet the “Big Four,” but we need to prepare for the likelihood that they won’t be available. In this particular outline, I have the Jets trading down. While I recognize it might not be the desired option by some, it yields the Jets some extra picks and the ability to address other needs.
James Kuntz aggregates everything important Joe Douglas has said about how he will handle the 2020 NFL Draft
Given the widespread speculation about the Jets’ intentions entering the Draft, I thought it would be useful to review every one of Joe Douglas’ press conferences since becoming GM of the Jets to see what his intentions are for the Draft. Below you’ll find quotations culled from four of Joe Douglas’ press conferences over the last year that indicate how he will draft. It is worth noting that while Douglas held more than four press conferences since becoming GM, he only spoke about the Draft in these four.
James Kuntz with a closer look at how predicative of success the NFL Scouting Combine is…
Every year, prospects who performed well in athletic testing at the NFL Combine will soar up draft boards in the two months leading up to the Draft. The most noticeable, daily reminder of this phenomenon for me is my Twitter timeline, where it’s impossible to escape GIFs of Notre Dame WR Chase Claypool running a blazing 4.42 or Anthony McFarland running a 4.45. As I sat on my couch watching these incredible feats of athleticism, a question came to mind: to what extent is Combine performance correlated with NFL success?
New TOJ Podcast: New York Jets Twitter Mailbag & an interview with former team reporter Alex Giaimo…
Joe Caporoso answers all your questions sent in via Twitter on free agency, the NFL Scouting Combine, the upcoming NFL Draft and much more. Also a snippet of our premium Badlands podcast, featuring an interview with former team reporter Alex Giaimo
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Joe Belic with five targets the New York Jets could be looking at during this year’s NFL Scouting Combine
The lights are up, and the tree is decorated. For what you ask? The NFL combine, and in my household, it’s a national holiday. While I have my eye on many prospects, in this week’s Joe Jet 5, I examine a few targets that may appear on Joe Douglas’ radar (during days 2-4), who could potentially end up donning the green and white this upcoming season.
Michael Meegan with a 7 round mock draft for the New York Jets in 2020
With a too defensive heavy approach the past decade for the New York Jets, this mock is offensive heavy to try to help Sam Darnold as much as possible…
Joe Belic dives into Joe Douglas’ draft history and predicts his approach for the New York Jets in 2020
As holes are filled in free agency, draft day targets could change. Regardless, Joe Douglas and the Jets have already been linked to several prospects, namely at positions of need. By evaluating Douglas’ draft history, in this week’s Joe Jet 5, I address the most discussed positions and predict where they will likely be selected.
Michael Meegan on day two targets for the New York Jets in the NFL Draft
Wide receivers the New York Jets can target on day two or three of the 2020 NFL Draft…
James Kuntz and Jonah Tuls talk 2020 NFL Draft…
Below is a transcript of James Kuntz’s interview with Jonah Tuls, who is a draft analyst with The Draft Network. This interview also aired in podcast form on the Turn on the Jets podcast.