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.
Florida State’s Jameis Winston showed Saturday there’s nothing wrong with his throwing shoulder.
Jameis Winston responded to all the lingering questions with some bold answers.
Marcus Mariota looked awfully comfortable on center stage Thursday.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Buckeyes are looking for their first national title since 2002. The Ducks are seeking their first, period. Now they’ll take it to Texas for a championship game with which no one can argue.
Marcus Mariota and second-seeded Oregon (12-1) face Jameis Winston and third-seeded Florida State (13-0) on Thursday in the first national semifinal ever played at college football’s highest level.
“I’d like to play in the NFL,” the Heisman-winning quarterback joked Monday. “Does New York have any professional teams?”
In the locker room, Sunday’s win meant a whole lot to Rex Ryan and his players. On social media, it felt more like a loss to many Jets fans.
The Jets improved to 3-11 on Sunday, snapping a three-game skid with their first road win. They also hurt their chances at the top overall draft pick, not that any of these Jets care.