Category: Draft

Round One Draft Notes

The Winners: The Colts didn't overthink this thing like some teams might have.   Sometimes it is as as easy as it looks.  Luck appears to be all he's hyped to be. The Redskins had to get into the top two no matter the price, and they did.  They have suffered for too long with QBs [...]

Jets Draft Day 2 Preview

Now that day one/round one of the NFL draft is over it is time to preview day two, which includes rounds two and three.  The Jets currently hold a pick in each round, 2nd - #15/47 (overall) 3rd #14/77 (overall), and they will have many options as first round talent slips into later rounds.  Here [...]

Tannenbaum And Clinkscales On Coples

New York Jets General Manager Mike Tannebaum and VP College Scouting, Joey Clinkscales spoke to the media after the Jets 1st round draft selection of Quintion Coples. Opening Statement… MIKE TANNENBAUM: We’re excited to get Quinton (Coples) at the sixteenth pick. We did field some calls, but just really felt good about the value of [...]

Quinton Coples: Rex Promised To Pick Me At 16

Here is a transcript of Quinton Coples interview with the media after being selected by the NY Jets in the 1st round of the 2012 NFL Draft. On if he thought he would end up with the Jets… I didn’t know, I didn’t know at all.  I knew Coach Rex Ryan had promised me that [...]

Jets Take DE Quinton Coples At #16

The New York Jets have selected DE from North Carolina Quinton Coples with the 16th pick of the NFL Draft. Basic information from NFLDraftScout.com: Height 6-6 Weight 284 lbs. Arm Length 33.25 inches Hand Length 10.25 inches   Combine Numbers 40 yard dash - 4.78 seconds Bench - 25 reps Vertical jump - 31.5 inches [...]

Raiders Want Clinkscales

On the verge of the draft, the Raiders are interested in hiring the Jets’ vice president of college scouting Joey Clinkscales. Clinkscales and current Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie were teammates at the University of Tennessee so they are familiar with each other unlike when Clinkscales was looking at St.Louis earlier this offseason for their GM [...]

NY Jets Draft Contest

Pick the Jets Draft Picks Contest It is contest time JetNation. With the draft rapidly approaching we want you to play GM and tell us who the Jets will be drafting in rounds 1 through 3 of this year’s draft. All you need to do is: Tell us who you think the Jets will draft [...]

Video Analysis: The Safeties Role In The Jets Defense

All Jets fans remember the 99 yard touchdown catch made by Giant’s wide receiver Victor Cruz which may have very well sunk the Jets 2011 playoff hopes.  With the safety position being a concern video analysis of the Cruz play helps in understanding specific defensive formations along with the safeties responsibilities and what the Jets will [...]