Marcus Mariota

Geno Atkins

Silverman: With NFL Season Around The Corner, Keep An Eye On These Stories

While training camp won’t decide anything, it will set the stage for the drama that unfolds during the year. Here are a few of the most worthy stories to follow.

06/12/2015

Jameis Winston looks to pass against the Oregon Ducks at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Take FSU QB Jameis Winston No. 1 Overall At NFL Draft

You don’t pass up a potential franchise quarterback. Not in today’s pass-happy NFL.

04/30/2015

New Yorm Jets fans

WATCH: Chicago TV Station Mocks Jets Fans For Never Being Satisfied

With the draft shifting from the Big Apple to the Windy City, Chicago television station WGN-TV decided to mock Jets fans and their tradition of booing the team’s first-round pick.

04/30/2015

Marcus Mariota (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Amari Cooper (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Up, Down, Mariota Or Receiver? No Shortage Of Options For Jets In Draft

With the No. 6 overall selection, a potential impact player will be available. The question is whether the Jets will stay put at that spot. And, if they do, who’s the pick? A quarterback? A pass rusher? A wide receiver?

04/30/2015

Marcus Mariota (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Reports: Jets Could Be In Mix For Titans’ No. 2 Pick

A swap with Tennessee would ensure one of the top two quarterbacks in the draft, likely reigning Heisman winner Marcus Mariota.

04/30/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota could be the first two names off the board in the 2015 NFL Draft, but they won't be in Chicago. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch For In 1st Round Of NFL Draft

Commissioner Roger Goodell says Chicago has “overdelivered” as host of the 2015 NFL draft. And the picks haven’t even begun.

04/30/2015

Geno Smith

Geno Smith On Jets: ‘I Believe This Is My Team’

As far as Geno Smith is concerned, it’s going to take a lot more than a few draft rumors and a veteran coming off a major injury to take his job away.

04/29/2015

Amari Cooper (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Woody Appears To Drop A Draft Hint, Says Jets Want ‘More Targets’ For Geno

Wide receiver was an obvious need for the Jets heading into the offseason, and new general manager Mike Maccagnan didn’t waste any time making sure it was addressed. But is he done?

04/29/2015

Marcus Mariota, left, and Jameis Winston at the NFL Scouting Combine in late February. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Expected To Use No. 1 Pick On A Quarterback, But Which One?

Selecting a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback won’t end the debate about who the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should take with the first overall pick in the NFL draft.

04/29/2015

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to pass against Florida State during the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual on Jan. 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Maccagnan Says He’s Keeping Jets’ Options Open In First Round Of NFL Draft

Up, down, sideways … Mike Maccagnan will consider moving in all directions during the opening round of the NFL Draft.

04/24/2015

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs the ball against Ohio State during the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Jan. 12, 2015. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Marcus Mariota On WFAN: I Have No Idea Where I’m Going In NFL Draft

Marcus Mariota is having the time of his life. But don’t ask him which NFL city he will be calling home this fall. He says he has no idea.

04/22/2015

Geno Smith

Jon Gruden On Geno Smith: ‘He Is Getting Better … I See Progress’

“As painful as it is for some Jets fans, I see some progress,” Gruden said Tuesday on a conference call with reporters.

04/22/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota could be the first two names off the board in the 2015 NFL Draft, but they won't be in Chicago. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Keidel: Regardless Of Availability, Jets Are Better Suited Passing On Both Winston And Mariota

If you browse the mock draft on CBSSports.com, you’ll see all four experts have the Jets taking Mariota. But just because you need a quarterback, it doesn’t mean you risk your draft on one.

04/16/2015

Quarterback Marcus Mariota of Oregon throws a pass during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jaworski: Buccaneers Will Take Mariota, Not Winston, With No. 1 Pick

The pick would certainly come as a shock, though there have been some questions as to whether Winston is mature enough for the NFL spotlight.

04/14/2015

Jameis Winston (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images), Marcus Mariota (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Report: Jets GM ‘Hasn’t Ruled Out’ Trading Up In Draft

If you believe the Jets, the new brain trust will take a good, hard look at the best player available at No. 6. Then again, they could select the best player, period.

04/13/2015

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