Category: Draft

Jacob Bender Press Conference Transcript

Courtesy Jets PR Department On the contact he had with the Jets during the draft process … I came up there on a visit in April and I felt that the organization really enjoyed having me there. I was much obliged to being invited up there for a visit, but I just got a call [...]

Jets Select OT Jacob Bender

The Jets selected Jacob Bender in the 6th round (177th overall pick).  Jacob is an OT that played at Nicholls State.  He has good size (6'6", 316lb) and strength. You can discuss this and all of the Jets picks in our forums.   The Jets have one pick remaining.  It is in the 7th round (#235 [...]

David Harris Press Conference

Courtesy NY Jets PR Department On being picked by the Jets… I’m just excited to be a New York Jet. They’re a great team. I want to say thank you to the owner, (Woody) Johnson, the general manager (Mike) Tannenbaum and Eric Mangini for drafting me. On if he knew the Jets would trade up [...]

Jets Select David Harris (ILB) – Round Two

The Jets traded up in the 2nd round to land Green Bay's pick (#47).  The Jets selected David Harris an ILB from Michigan.  He is a big hitter who is very solid against the run. To get this pick the Jets also acquired #235 (7th round).  The Green Bay Packers received picks #63 (2nd round), [...]

Revis News Conference Transcript

Courtesy NY Jets PR Department Transcript of  New York Jets first-round draft pick Darrelle Revis, the 14th overall selection in the 2007 NFL Draft, in a conference call with members of the Jets media on Saturday:  On his immediate reaction after being selected by the Jets … First, I’d like to thank Mr. Johnson, Coach [...]

Jets’ First-Round News Conference Transcript

Courtesy Transcript of the New York Jets first-round news conference with general manager Mike Tannenbaum and head coach Eric Mangini and members of the Jets media on Saturday: Tannenbaum: As everyone knows now, we selected Darrelle Revis with the 14th pick. We made a trade with Carolina and we thank them. We think it’s [...]

Jets Trade Up To 14 – Select CB Darrelle Revis

The Jets made some noise early on draft day by trading up to obtain the #14 overall pick.  The Jets swapped first rounders with the Carolina Panthers and selected CB Darrelle Revis from Pittsburgh. The Jets acquired the 14th overall pick and the 191st (6th round).  In return the Jets give up the 25th overall [...]