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NFL Mock Draft 2016: Roundup of Recent Jets Mocks

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Who do the recent mocks have the Jets selecting with the 20th pick?

Dan Kadar (SB Nation)

20. New York Jets: Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State

New York needs linebackers, but the value just isn't there with Floyd gone. With that in mind, the Jets could turn to an offensive line that has three starters in their 30s. Decker could be brought in to start at right tackle and eventually take over for D'Brickashaw Ferguson at left tackle.

Nick Klopsis (Newsday)

20. Jets: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State

Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell are set to be free agents this offseason, and with the Jets hoping to re-sign Muhammad Wilkerson, Damon Harrison and Ryan Fitzpatrick, it's possible that neither running back returns. If that's the case, look for Mike Maccagnan to find a running back in the draft. Although the Texans never drafted running backs high (or at all) while Maccagnan was there -- the highest-drafted running back was Ben Tate in the second round in 2010 -- Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott may be too good to pass up with the 20th overall pick. The junior is a complete back with the power to grind out tough yards, the speed to break long runs, the hands to catch passes out of the backfield and the balance to help out in pass protection. He's not quite the can't-miss running back prospect that Todd Gurley was in last year's class, but Elliott is a high-floor prospect who can start Week 1 and be a true three-down back.

Dane Brugler (CBS)

20. New York Jets: Leonard Floyd, DE/OLB, Georgia

The Jets have plenty of beef up front on defense, but need to add some sizzle on the edges to better put pressure on the pocket. Floyd is a lanky bender with pass rush upside.