Path to the Draft

NY JETS DRAFT DAY BLUNDERS ARE A THING OF THE PAST

NY JETS DRAFT DAY BLUNDERS ARE A THING OF THE PAST

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) If I could be frank for a moment the Jets were a down-right awful team when it came to drafting players. The shadow of missing out on Hall of Fame players like Dan Marino and Warren Sapp followed them around more than Broadway Joe’s Super Bowl guarantee. Their affinity for tight(…)

A LOOK BACK TO NY JETS ’12 DRAFT PARTY

A LOOK BACK TO NY JETS ’12 DRAFT PARTY

Our own Wesley Sykes was at MetLife Stadium where the Jets hosted a draft party for fans of the New York Metro area to, eventually, give a mixed bag reaction when they selected Quinton Coples from University of North Carolina at the sixteenth selection. Sykes, working for JetsInsider.com at the time, also caught up with(…)

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — KEVIN MINTER [VIDEO]

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — KEVIN MINTER [VIDEO]

For the Flight 5 Player Spotlight, I did it a little different as I FLOWED VIDEO with LB Kevin Minter!!!! Kevin Minter, ILB, LSU: CLASS STANDING: RS Junior HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 246 NFL COMPARISON: Stephen Tulloch COMBINE RESULTS: 4.81 40 time, 25 reps, 33.0 vert, 119 inch broad jump.  

NYJ Pre-Draft Visits

NYJ Pre-Draft Visits

Each team is allowed to host up to 30 non-local prospects at their facility for pre-draft visits. Here are some names that have or will be making a trip up to Florham Park, NJ. Quarterbacks — Geno Smith (West Virginia), EJ Manuel (Florida State), Zac Dysert (Miami, Ohio), Alex Carder (Western Michigan). Running backs –(…)

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — MIKE GLENNON

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — MIKE GLENNON

The second installation of Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight travels to a spot where Chris Hansen is waiting for ya … North Carolina to check out Mike Glennon. Now there haven’t been many reports linking the NC State standout to the Jets, although Bucky Brooks reported that Marty Morningweg was present during Glennon’s(…)

NY JETS SCHEDULE VISITS WITH MARGUS HUNT, QB ZAC DYSERT & OLB DION JORDAN

NY JETS SCHEDULE VISITS WITH MARGUS HUNT, QB ZAC DYSERT & OLB DION JORDAN

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) As the Jets draw closer and closer to the NFL Draft we will hear more and more  about who they are visiting and inviting for personal workouts. Today, Conor Orr of the Newark Star-Ledger revealed some of the local and non-local invitees the Jets have scheduled prior to the draft. The(…)

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — EDDIE LACY

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — EDDIE LACY

Eddie Lacy has been slowed throughout the draft process by a hamstring injury. Lacy has, to date, sat out the NFL Combine and his team’s Pro Day. Perhaps him and his support team are playing it smart and have been patient due to the lackluster RB class that has taken shape in 2013. When healthy,(…)

NFC WEST TRADES OF MATT FLYNN & CARSON PALMER AFFECT NY JETS DRAFT PLANS

NFC WEST TRADES OF MATT FLYNN & CARSON PALMER AFFECT NY JETS DRAFT PLANS

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) The quarterback carousel has taken yet another turn; this time in the ever-improving NFC West. The Seattle Seahawks, who continue their off-season over-haul, traded quarterback Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders for their 2014 fifth-round pick and a conditional pick in 2015; in return, the Raiders sent Carson Palmer to Arizona for(…)

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — MARGUS HUNT

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — MARGUS HUNT

By Nick Spano (@NickSpano) The Flight 5 “Path to the Draft” train steamrolls ahead to the second round and stops off at Southern Methodist’s DE Margus Hunt’s pro day. Hunt is skyrocketing up draft boards and could possibly be a first-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, since his crazy good combine. Hunt, who had(…)

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — TRAVIS KELCE

Flight 5′s Path to the Draft: Player Spotlight — TRAVIS KELCE

by WESLEY SYKES (@Wesley_Sykes) In what might be the deepest tight end draft to date, University of Cincinnati senior Travis Kelce is regarded by many as one of the best. At nearly 6-foot-5 and weighing 255 pounds, the Bearcat tight end is a sure-handed, big-body target in the middle of the field and a tenacious(…)

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