Category: Draft

Will Jets Keep it in the Family With Draft Day QB Selection?

By Glenn Naughton Whether or not the New York Jets re-sign last season's franchise record-setting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, it wouldn't come as a shock to anyone if General Manager Mike Maccagnan selects a quarterback at some point during the NFL draft.  Barring a tag-and-trade deal of defensive Muhammad Wilkerson, the Jets are unlikely to see [...]

Jets Needs & Top Prospects

Any given off-season can define a team’s success on the field for years to come.  That is where the Jets find themselves in going into year two of the Todd Bowles/Mike Maccagnan regime.  Last year was all about spending big in free agency.  This year, with very little room under the salary cap, it will [...]

NFL Combine Info

Later this month, over three hundred of the very best college football players will be invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Top Executives, Coaching Staffs, Player Personnel Departments and Medical Personnel from all 32 NFL teams will be on hand to evaluate the nation’s top college football players eligible for the upcoming [...]

Ezekiel Elliot- Scouting Report

Welcome to the 2016 NFL draft scouting series at Jet Nation.   We’ll feature many prospects that the Jets’ front office will be scouting in the weeks to come.   Thanks to the folks at Draft Breakdown for compiling these videos.  It’s a very good website to watch tape on prospects.  Unfortunately, these are mostly media tapes, [...]

Jets Overhaul Scouting Department

The New York Jets have hired a slew of new scouts, as part of GM Mike Maccagnan’s cleansing of the Jet’s scouting department, one which had been underwhelming in production for quite some time.   Here are some of the new hires: An area scout for the Green Bay Packers, he used to scout the North [...]

New York Jets Draft Recap

By Glenn Naughton New York Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan oversaw his first NFL draft and he should be thrilled with the way things unfolded as he came away with arguably the best player in the draft and filled multiple holes on the Jets roster by the time things wrapped up.  Here's a recap of [...]