You don’t pass up a potential franchise quarterback. Not in today’s pass-happy NFL.
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.
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?
A swap with Tennessee would ensure one of the top two quarterbacks in the draft, likely reigning Heisman winner Marcus Mariota.
Commissioner Roger Goodell says Chicago has “overdelivered” as host of the 2015 NFL draft. And the picks haven’t even begun.
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.
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?
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.
Up, down, sideways … Mike Maccagnan will consider moving in all directions during the opening round of the 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.
“As painful as it is for some Jets fans, I see some progress,” Gruden said Tuesday on a conference call with reporters.
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.
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.
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.
Here’s a look at the other quarterbacks who could turn out to be tremendous value picks in the 2015 draft.