FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — What’s in store for Day 2?
After adding to their already-formidable defensive line in the first round, the New York Jets head into the second day of the NFL draft with plenty of options.READ MORE: New York City Announces First-In-The-Nation Vaccine Mandate For Private Companies
The Jets have the fifth pick in the second round (No. 37 overall) and the sixth selection (No. 70) in the third Friday.READ MORE: Having Trouble Getting A COVID-19 Booster Appointment? CBS2 Is Here To Point You In Right Direction
New York drafted USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams with the No. 6 overall pick Thursday night. Williams will team with fellow first-rounders Muhammad Wilkerson (2011) and Sheldon Richardson (2013) on coach Todd Bowles’ D-line that also includes nose tackle Damon Harrison.
New York could look to add depth at linebacker, offensive line or take one of the top remaining quarterbacks — UCLA’s Brett Hundley or Baylor’s Bryce Petty — to compete with Geno Smith, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Matt Simms.MORE NEWS: Fire Officials: Powerful Winds Blow Jersey City Building Under Construction 5-10 Feet Off Foundation
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