The Jets will enter day three with the #104, the #152, the #223, #224 and #229 selection
So we still have a lot of opportunities to improve this football team. A lot of talented individuals were taken in the 2nd and 3rd round, however there is still a lot of talent available on day three.
Here I highlight the 10 guys who I believe to be the best remaining players in the draft.
1- La'el Collins OT
I think it's time to take a chance on Collins. He was a borderline first round talent and he's available at the top of the 4th round. Either teams are no comfortable with what's been said or there is more to this. The Jets need some help on the offensive line and taking a chance in the 4th round makes too much sense. I would definitely roll the dice on Collins, his talent is worth it.
2 - Jay Ajayi RB
I have a lot of time for Jay and I'm surprised to see him still available here in the 4th, he won't last long though. If he doesn't get picked in the first 10 selections, I would be amazed. He's a talented back with good size, excellent feet and good hands. He would be a very interesting compliment in our backfield.
3- T.J Clemmings OT
Here is another very interesting player. He has borderline first round talent like Collins and no legal issues. He got shown up at the senior bowl, but that was mainly down to technique and confidence. He can be coached up and he has so much natural talent. He has so much athleticism and moves so well in space. He's another player who will go early in my opinion.
4 - Jeremy Langford RB
If you get Langford in the 4th round, you're going to be pretty happy. My concern is that he is a little indecisive but he also does everything pretty well. He's not elite in any one area, but he's very solid in every single one. He has been extremely productive in college football, and there is no reason to suggest he can't carry that on.
5 - Tre Jackson OG
Jackson is a power guy, he has excellent strength and power in the punch, he plays with a rock solid base and he has the ability to clear lanes and move people off the ball. Unfortunately he's a little too big and doesn't show the quickness or athleticism that you'd like in the game today. He is sloppy and slow when blocking in space or on the second level, although he does play with an aggression that I love.
6 - Daryle Williams OG
Williams is very similar to Jackson, in that he has a natural aggression with power and toughness. The problem with Williams is he doesn't play with a great deal of balance and his athleticism leaves a lot to be desired. He doesn't move very well and he needs to get his feet going to prevent those holding penalties.
7 - Adrian Amos, FS
I had a late 2nd round grade on Amos at one point. He is very disciplined in coverage and is a reliable last line of defense, he has good range and excellent instincts. He doesn't play the run very well and he takes bad angles to ball carriers, although he doesn't seem to have a problem when the ball is in the air. His short area quickness is good too. Would be happy with Amos.
8 - Brett Hundley QB
There are a lot of problems with Hundley, his internal clock is poor and he took a silly amount of sacks in college. Is not very accurate when outside the pocket and he doesn't slide well within. However he has excellent athletic ability and he was asked to make pro reads in the NFL. He has a good release, a strong enough arm and when he does get outside the pocket he's like a fast tight end at times.
9 - Justin Hardy, WR
Hardy is just a guy I like, he isn't that big and he isn't that fast. However he has excellent hands and he knows how to set up defenders to create separation. He always gives you 100% and he'll put as much effort in run blocking as he will in his routes. He needs to show he can run the whole tree and it's likely he probably falls to the 5th or 6th.
10 - Michael Bennett, DT
I'm not sure why Bennett is falling. Most analysts had a 2nd round grade on him. He's excellent off the snap, and has good length and hand usage. The problem is he plays when he wants to and he loses his assignment. He gets his head down and if he's 2 gapping, he'll not concentrate on his roll.
Other players to keep and eye on:
Bryce Petty QB
Tyrus Thompson, OT
Grady Jarrett, NT
David Cobb, RB
Stefon Diggs, WR
Arie Kouandjio, OT
Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB
Jarvis Harrison, OG
Kwon Alexander, LB
Za'Darius Smith, DE