Category: Draft

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 [...]

Jets Spend Final Pick on D-Lineman Deon Simon

By Glenn Naughton   The Jets draft started and ended their draft on the defensive line.  After selecting Leonard Williams with the sixth overall selection, choice number 223 in the 7th round was used on Northwestern St. (La) nose tackle Deon Simon At 6' 4'', 321 lbs, Simon played nose tackle in college and earned [...]