Don’t let the defensive picks from Thursday night change your understanding of the reality. If Ryan truly yielded power in that war room, the offense would be trotting out new weapons on Friday.
There’s no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1. There’s not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick. There’s just beef. And lots of it.
The Jets’ biggest problem is still at the most important position on the field, so it’s hard to get too high about anything they’ve done so far. But that also doesn’t mean this draft will provide the answers.
Heading into the NFL Draft on Thursday, look for the Giants to fill many holes on defense in the seven rounds. That doesn’t mean, of course, that general manager Jerry Reese will use the 19th pick overall to take a defensive player.