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The Jets Are On The Clock

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Over the past few days the NFL Draft Bible (www.nfldraftbible.com) began it’s first ever “Mock Draft Two-A-Days�, going through every first round pick, one each morning and then another selection later in the evening.  There is less than a week until the NFL Draft and 24 picks have already been made.

MOCK DRAFT TWO-A-DAYS #25: NEW YORK JETS

Record: 10-6; Selection: Twenty-fifth Overall

Mock Draft Two-A-Days Recap
1. Oakland Raiders: JaMarcus Russell, QB, LSU
2. Detroit Lions: Joe Thomas, OT, Wisconsin
3. Cleveland Browns: Brady Quinn, QB, Notre Dame
4. Tampa Bay Bucs: Calvin Johnson, WR, Georgia Tech
5. Arizona Cardinals: Levi Brown, OT, Penn St.
6. Washington Redskins: Gaines Adams, DE, Clemson
7. Minnesota Vikings: Adrian Peterson, RB, Oklahoma
8. Atlanta Falcons: LaRon Landry, FS, LSU
9. Miami Dolphins: Amobi Okoye, DT, Louisville
10. Houston Texans: Dwayne Bowe, WR, LSU
11. San Francisco 49ers: Adam Carriker, DE, Nebraska
12. Buffalo Bills: Alan Branch, DT, Michigan
13. St. Louis Rams: Jamaal Anderson, DE, Arkansas
14. Carolina Panthers: Patrick Willis, MLB, Mississippi
15. Pittsburgh Steelers: Leon Hall, CB, Michigan
16. Green Bay Packers: Robert Meachem, WR, Tenn.
17. Jacksonville Jaguars: Reggie Nelson, FS, Florida
18. Cincinnati Bengals: Anthony Spencer, DE, Purdue
19. Tennessee Titans: Chris Houston, CB, Arkansas
20. New York Giants: Darelle Rivas, CB, Pittsburgh
21. Denver Broncos: Michael Griffin, SS, USC
22. Dallas Cowboys: Justin Blalock, OG, Texas
23. Kansas City Chiefs: Dwayne Jarrett, WR, USC
24. New England Patriots: Joe Staley, OT, Cen. Michigan

The New York Jets are on the clock:

Team Needs: DL, CB, OL: They have plugged most of their obvious holes via free agency, but could use an upgrade at almost every position, which explains how a team that finished 25th in total offense and 20th in total defense could still make the playoffs with a 10-6 record.  What they need to do is to start defining strengths.

The Debate: Go with a need in corner, but a position that is deep in talent with potential starters available in the second round?  How about improving the right side of that offensive line?  Then there is the front seven, which remains in the rebuilding stage as they shift from the 4-3 alignment to the 3-4 on defense.

The Choice: Greg Olsen.  The Jets are absolutely ecstatic that the Miami tight end has slipped down to them.  Since Chad Pennington has been the signal caller, the Gang Green has lacked a pass catching tight end.  Olsen could make fans forget about Kyle Brady, Johnny Mitchell and Anthony Becht (all first round picks), as well as the Doug Jolley debacle.

What Would DB Do: Olsen: This former Cane solidified himself as the top tight end at the Combine, he brings everything you would want from the position and should follow in the footsteps of Jeremy Shockey and Kellen Winslow. He does not quite have the same upside, but isn’t being the same attitude either.
 
The Philadelphia Eagles are now on the clock…

Go to http://nfldraftbible.blogspot.com/ to following the final seven picks until the draft as well as get all your draft news.

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