Category: Draft

2011 NFL Draft: Predictions For Jets First Round Pick

The 2011 NFL Draft is quickly approaching which means that football analysts from all across the country are starting to post their mock drafts.  Lets take a look at some of the predictions for the New York Jets first round pick. Steve Wyche- NFL.com : Justin Houston OLB Georgia Brent Sobleski- TFY: Muhammad Wilkerson DT [...]

2011 NFL Draft: New York Jets Q&A

Now that the NFL Scouting Combine has come and gone it is time to start putting together the New York Jets draft board.  Recently Matt Bitonti from DraftDaddy.com took the time to answer a few questions about the 2011 NFL Draft, which is scheduled to begin on April 28th. TR:  Matt before we go into [...]

The Jets Will Rise Again

2011 Senior Bowl players who fit the New York Jets draft needs By Matt Bitonti - DraftDaddy.com Last week, I was in Alabama watching the Senior Bowl practices. Like a glass of iced tea, syrupy sweet and brewed by the sun, this trip was the perfect refreshment to wash away the bad taste of the [...]

Jets Sign 5th Round Pick John Conner

On Friday, the New York Jets announced that they have signed their 5th round draft pick, John Conner.  Conner (5'11", 246) is a fullback  and was selected 139th overall by the Jets.  He played his college ball at Kentucky. He played in a school-record 53 games and earned 27 starts during his five seasons. Primarily [...]

New York Jets Draft Recap

Unless you were in hibernation this past weekend you know that the NFL Draft took place.  The Jets were also active making other moves; specifically trading Leon Washington and waiving Alan Faneca. Here is a recap of the Jets draft selections and some other news and notes: Round One - Kyle Wilson, CB/KR Round Two [...]

New York Jets Post Draft News Conference

Courtesy NYJets.com Transcript of Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum and head coach Rex Ryan's post draft news conference Saturday afternoon: ??TANNENBAUM: To just wrap up all the transactions for today, we drafted Joe McKnight and also John Conner.  We traded Leon Washington to Seattle and released Alan Faneca. Just looking at all these moves, in part [...]

New York Jets UDFA Signings

JetNation member uart (Brian) is doing an excellent job of recapping the New York Jets undrafted free agent signings.  Here is the official thread with the list which is updated as new signings occur.  As of right now, here is how it breaks down: SIGNED: Donovan Warren, CB, Michigan - Source Charlie Tanner, OG, Texas [...]

NY Jets Draft Two; Leon Washington Traded

The New York Jets 2010 draft is done, unless they make a trade to get back into a later round.  It was a wild day for the Jets and one that changed the direction of the ground game.  Veteran running back Leon Washington who recently signed his tender offer to return to the team was [...]