Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and Joey Clinkscales were college teammates at the University of Tennessee and are said to be lifelong friends. The Jets hoped to keep Clinkscales in the organization, league sources said.
The Jets have 10 picks — including four compensatory picks for lost free agents — this year, starting with No. 16 overall in the first round Thursday night.
On Thursday night, with the 30th pick in the NFL Draft, the Jets must address a need that has been glaring for the past two years. They have to select a pass rusher.