NFL Draft

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)

Jameis Winston’s Pro Day Attracts Jets To Tallahassee

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.

03/31/2015

Defensive lineman Randy Gregory of Nebraska competes during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Randy Gregory, Top NFL Prospect, Says He Failed Drug Test At Combine

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.

03/26/2015

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

Mike Maccagnan

Lichtenstein: Jets’ Maccagnan Can Make Believer Out Of Me In Draft

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.

03/16/2015

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

Marcus Mariota (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

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan, then with the Jets (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jets’ Chances At Top Draft Pick Drop To 0.02 Percent

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.

12/16/2014

Jets head coach Rex Ryan during the second half of a win over the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on December 14, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Jets’ Rex On Draft Position: Real Fans Want To Win

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.

12/15/2014

Karl Klug of the Titans strips the ball loose from Geno Smith at LP Field on September 29, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Titans defeated the Jets 38-13. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Palladino: Root Hard For A Jets Loss In Tennessee

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.

12/12/2014

New York Jets general manager John Idzik (L) stands with head coach Rex Ryan (C) and owner Woody Johnson (R) before a game against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on October 12, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

At 2-11, Miserable Jets In Mix For No. 1 Draft Pick

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.

12/09/2014

Tom Brady looks to pass against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on October 20, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Jets Scout Begged Parcells To Draft Tom Brady In 2000

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.

10/16/2014

Geno Smith looks on from the bench during the Jets' 24-17 loss to the Lions at MetLife Stadium on September 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Best Option Left For Jets — Tank The Season

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.

09/29/2014

Roger Goodell address the audience at the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Roger Goodell: LA Or Chicago — Not NYC — To Host 2015 NFL Draft

For the first time in five decades, the NFL draft won’t be held in New York City in 2015.

07/17/2014

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael Sam

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.

05/16/2014

Jace Amaro #22 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders celebrates a touchdown against the Baylor Bears at AT&T Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Jets Sign 6 More Draft Picks, Including Boyd And Amaro

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.

05/16/2014

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