The Jets are in need of a franchise quarterback, though the price tag to trade up to No. 1 would be astronomical, perhaps several first-round picks.
The Nebraska star acknowledged he’s “worried” about how this will affect his position in the draft, where a significant drop would mean millions in lost salary.
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.
This is where “Magic Mike” can earn his way into Jets lore. If he succeeds, and in a few years the Jets take off for lands not seen in many decades, then I’ll believe anything is possible.
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.
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.
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.
When you sit down in front of the wide-screen Sunday at 4 p.m., pull out those blue, red, and silver pom-poms and root your head off — for those valiant Tennessee Titans.
With three games left, the race is on. Next Sunday could play a big part in deciding things with the Jets playing the lowly Titans in Tennessee.
This is the last thing New York Jets fans need to hear. But here it is: Tom Brady could have been drafted by the green and white, if only one scout had his way.
There’s no benefit to finishing 7-9 over 4-12. If the Jets are bad enough, they can have their pick at the best available quarterback coming out of college.
For the first time in five decades, the NFL draft won’t be held in New York City in 2015.
Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.
Eight down, four to go. The Jets aren’t wasting any time locking up their draft picks, officially signing six more over the past two days to four-year deals.