David Aitken examines if the New York Jets should take a quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft
The final section of Five Difficult Decisions focuses specifically on the draft, and what could end up being Mike Maccagnan’s most important decision as Jets GM. The 10-6 finish will push fans to expect immediate impact players in the draft, but the team still has no long-term answer at quarterback. Is this the year the Jets find their franchise signal caller?
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Connor Rogers with an updated 2016 NFL Draft Big Board, with pass rusher Noah Spence in the top spot
Our lead NFL draft analyst Connor Rogers has rounded out his top 32 for the 2016 NFL Draft. A surprise name headlines the list, let’s take a look… Continue reading “Noah Spence Takes #1 Spot On 2016 TOJ Big Board”
Kevin Zielaznicki breaks down Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith and explores if he could be a first round target for the New York Jets
One of the most talked about prospects entering the 2016 NFL Draft, Jaylon Smith had his college career end because of a brutal knee injury. Prior to his injury, Smith was talked about as a potential top five pick but there is now talk that he could still be on the board at #20 for the New York Jets. Could Jaylon Smith be the answer to get some desperately needed youth and athleticism to the Jets linebacking corps?
Name: Jaylon Smith Position: OLB School: Notre Dame Height: 6030 Weight: 235
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Connor Rogers recaps everything you need to know about Senior Bowl week
Our lead NFL Draft analyst Connor Rogers was on site in Mobile, Alabama for Senior Bowl week. With head coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan on hand as well, it is safe to assume the Jets may add some talent from the biggest college all-star game.
Who stood out in practice? What players might fit the Jets? Let’s take a look… Continue reading “Inside The Green Room – Recapping Senior Bowl Week”
Connor Rogers recaps day one of the Senior Bowl, live from Alabama
2016 Senior Bowl week is underway in Mobile, Alabama and our lead draft analyst Connor Rogers is on site to cover the event. Let’s break down what his takeaways are from the first day of practices…
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Connor Rogers reviews offensive prospects the New York Jets could target early in the NFL Draft, in this week’s edition of Inside The Green Room
With the offseason in full swing, it’s time look ahead to free agency and the NFL Draft. I’ve outlined three defensive prospects that fit the Jets here, so it’s time to look at how the offense can improve under Todd Bowles and Chan Gailey in year two… Continue reading “Inside The Green Room – Move The Chains Edition”
Kevin Zielaznicki breaks down California quarterback Jared Goff, as we kick off our prospect breakdown for the 2016 NFL Draft
As usual, the New York Jets will enter the 2016 NFL Draft looking for a long term solution at quarterback. Could Jared Goff be the answer?
Name: Jared Goff Position: QB School: California Height: 6040 Weight: 210
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Connor Rogers tries to figure out where the New York Jets go from here, in today’s “Inside The Green Room”
The Jets missed the playoffs in a year where they won 10 games, their QB threw 31 touchdowns, the starting wide receiver duo combined for 26 touchdown catches, and the defense finished as a top 5 unit.
It one hundred percent sucks and somehow puts a damper on what was a relatively wonderful start to Todd Bowles head coaching career, but not all is lost. The team has a foundation to build on, even with a 33 year old journeyman at quarterback. So what now? Let’s not waste any time… Continue reading “Inside The Green Room – Where Do The Jets Go From Here?”
Connor Rogers prep you for the 2016 NFL Draft with prospects to watch in the Fiesta Bowl, his top five quarterbacks and more…
Happy Holidays everyone. More importantly, welcome to Bowl Season in college football. This is typically the time of year when many (including networks) dive head first into NFL Draft prospect coverage. So if you’ve been keeping up with this series, you’re already a step ahead of everyone. Good for you. Let’s get into it… Continue reading “Inside The Green Room – Bowl Season Edition”
Connor Rogers with an early look at the New York Jets potential strategy in the 2016 NFL Draft
While the Jets are currently locked into a tight playoff race, it is never too early to look ahead at how the team can improve in the offseason. If you’re new to this series, welcome. Each edition runs down a trending draft topic, answers twitter questions, and highlights prospects that could fit the Jets roster. Let’s get to it… Continue reading “Inside the Green Room: Welcome To Draft Season Edition”