James Kuntz with a deep dive on New York Jets 3rd round pick, defensive back Ashtyn Davis
One of the most surprising picks of Joe Douglas’ inaugural draft class is California Safety Ashtyn Davis, who was selected with the Jets’ first 3rd round pick. Judging from Jets twitter, Davis has quickly become a fan favorite among the 2020 draft class. This article provides a closer look at Davis’ strengths and weaknesses as a player in the form of a scouting report.
Joe Belic with a deep dive into New York Jets 4th round pick, La’Mical Perine featuring an interview with Matt Waldman of FootballGuys.Com
Running back La’Mical Perine proved Gators don’t sweat as he tweeted “Patience”—a virtue he possesses both on and off the field—while awaiting his turn to be chosen in the NFL Draft.
Many suspected Gang Green would address the position due to lack of depth and Le’Veon Bell’s questionable return for the 2021 season. With their first pick (No. 120) in the fourth round, the New York Jets selected the bruising runner out of Florida.
Dan Essien with a deep dive into the strengths and weaknesses of New York Jets offensive tackle, Mekhi Becton.
The New York Jets selected Mehki Becton in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft as they’ve continued to make efforts to completely turn around the fortunes of their offensive line after last year’s debacle. Becton steps in immediately as the most talented player in the O-Line room. Let’s take a deep dive looking at Becton’s strengths and weaknesses from his time at Louisville.
Michael Meegan with a UDFA profile of Memphis edge Bryce Huff
The position of edge has been a decade long need for the Jets. With Jordan Jenkins the only pulse they have currently and him likely walking in 2021, the Jets have to exercise all kinds of dart throws to fill the position. Bryce Huff is an intriguing UDFA that could have shot to make the roster…
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New TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers talk the Mekhi Becton pick and James Kuntz interviews two members of Becton’s coaching staff from Louisville…
Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers grade out the Mekhi Becton pick and talk about his future in a special Badlands preview, then James Kuntz interviews Coach Dwayne Ledford, Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach at Louisville, and Coach Mike Sirignano, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Louisville about Becton’s time in college….
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Stephen Russo with a closer look at UDFA WR Lawrence Cager, from Georgia
6’5” and 220 pounds. That’s pretty much all you need to know, right? Well, it may be his size that has created a lot of buzz for undrafted free agent Lawrence Cager, as the Georgia receiver has caught some significant attention following his joining the Jets on Sunday following the conclusion of the NFL draft. Cager clearly brings his size and physicality to the wide receiver position with the Jets, who need bodies to compete and his potential could lead to a surprise roster spot.
Michael Meegan with a UDFA profile of WR George Campbell, from West Virginia
The sentiment around Joe Douglas’ first NFL Draft class has been rightly positive but I questioned why he did not double dip at receiver in what was heralded as the deepest WR class in years. Douglas did however make a very intriguing UDFA signing in George Campbell from West Virginia…
Badlands, Episode 18 – Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers grade out the New York Jets 2020 NFL Draft
Joe Caporoso with a grade sheet for the New York Jets 2020 NFL Draft Class
The New York Jets drafted nine players in the 2020 NFL Draft. Let’s run through all of the picks, throw out some reckless NFL comparisons and assign a ceiling/floor to each…maybe even include some grades, even though day after draft grades are quite stupid.