Marcus Mariota

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota speaks to the media during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Silverman: Maccagnan Must Not Allow Heisman Winner Mariota To Slip Through Jets’ Grip

When you have a quarterback like Marcus Mariota, who has been so proficient throughout his career, judging him on one bad game is not prudent.

03/25/2015

Todd Bowles is introduced as head coach of the New York Jets on January 21, 2015. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Bowles On Possibly Picking Mariota: Jets Going Best Player Available In Draft

The Jets are not going to reach for anyone with their first pick in the draft. As far as they are concerned, who they end up choosing will be about talent, not about need.

03/24/2015

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)

Joe Namath: If Mariota Is Available At No. 6, Jets Should Take Him

Joe Namath, the greatest quarterback in franchise history, thinks Maccagnan needs to roll the dice and pick Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota if he’s available at No. 6.

03/24/2015

Ryan Fitzpatrick (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Palladino: Jets’ Trade for Fitzpatrick Just As Vital As Revis Signing

He’s not as sexy as Revis, for sure. But sometimes the smaller offseason moves can affect a unit as profoundly as the big ones.

03/13/2015

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)

Memo To The Jets: Eagles’ Kelly Says He’s Not Trading Up For Heisman Winner Mariota

Once he broke his silence, Chip Kelly couldn’t stop talking.

03/11/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota (R) work out at the NFL Combine (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images); Geno Smith (C) of the New York Jets  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Palladino: Draft May Force Jets To Stick With Geno Smith

A lot will happen before Roger Goodell starts the draft clock April 30. But this much is clear: short of a trade for a veteran quarterback, the Jets will have to put up with Geno for at least part of 2015.

02/25/2015

Quarterback Jameis Winston of Florida State looks to throw 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)

Winston Shows Off Strong Arm, But Mariota Has Faster Feet

Florida State’s Jameis Winston showed Saturday there’s nothing wrong with his throwing shoulder.

02/21/2015

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Winston Says Reported Shoulder Weakness A Non-Issue, Vows To Avoid Problems Of Past

Jameis Winston responded to all the lingering questions with some bold answers.

02/20/2015

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota speaks to the media during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Heisman Winner Mariota Becomes Feature Attraction At NFL Scouting Combine

Marcus Mariota looked awfully comfortable on center stage Thursday.

02/19/2015

Josh McCown (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Jets, Looking For Quarterback Help, Have Eye On Veteran Josh McCown

“I think I would say, simply, every quarterback out there we’d have an interest in,” Maccagnan said at the NFL scouting combine on Wednesday.

02/19/2015

Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jets Better Be Damn Sure Either Way If Mariota Falls To Them At No. 6

The Jets have the sixth pick. No doubt there will be a stud sitting in a cheap suit, flanked by family and friends and agents. It’s Gang Green’s job to find out which one can actually graduate from Saturday to Sunday.

02/05/2015

Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Heisman Trophy Winner Mariota Not Sure If He’ll Throw During NFL Combine

He may end up being the No. 1 overall pick in this spring’s NFL draft, but that doesn’t mean Marcus Mariota has everyone convinced he’s the best quarterback available.

01/26/2015

Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Report: Eagles Mulling Daring Move To Get Heisman Winner Mariota In Draft

If the Jets are entertaining any notions of moving up in the draft to get one of the two top-rated quarterbacks available, they better look in the rearview. At least one team is reportedly plotting a power move.

01/20/2015

Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Heisman Winner Marcus Mariota To Enter NFL Draft

Mariota and Florida State’s Jameis Winston are considered the top two quarterbacks in this year’s draft. With the sixth overall pick, the QB-needy Jets could be just out of reach.

01/15/2015

College Football Championship Preview: Ohio State Battles Oregon

The final chapter of a new era in college football will be written Monday night in Arlington, Texas. The first year of the College Football Playoff will come to a close with Pac-12 champion Oregon squaring off against Big Ten champion Ohio State with the first, truly definitive, outright national championship on the line in the history of major college football.

01/09/2015

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