The initial grades are in for the Jets draft and they are good. Mel Kiper gave the Jets an A-.
New York Jets: GRADE: A-
The motto of the Jets’ draft was quality over quantity. Mark Sanchez‘s selection made this team’s draft because he’s a franchise-maker. New coach Rex Ryan likes his defense, so the organization felt it could focus on the offense in his first draft. The Jets picked up Iowa running back Shonn Greene, who will fit into the rotation with Leon Washington and Thomas Jones. Guard Matthew Slauson was an OK pick in the sixth round, but the key to this draft is up top with Greene and Sanchez.
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