Category: Draft

The Jets Will Rise Again

2011 Senior Bowl players who fit the New York Jets draft needs By Matt Bitonti - 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 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 [...]

NY Jets Draft Vlad Ducasse, OT

In the 2nd round of the NFL draft the New York Jets selected Vlad Ducasse an offensive tackle from Massachusetts.  He stands at 6'4", weighs 332 lbs and can also play guard. Kudos to this guy for basically calling this pick a few hours before it was made. Here is the profile on Ducasse: [...]

Draft Day Two

The second day of the NFL Draft is here.  The NFL in their infinite wisdom managed to take something that was fun and enjoyable for the fans and spread it out over three days, making it less fun and enjoyable along the way.  They are aiming for better TV ratings and time will tell if [...]