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NFL Mock Draft 2016: Is Derrick Henry an Option for the Jets?

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Let's take a look at some of the most recent mock drafts. Who do they project the Jets will select at 20?

Will Brinson (CBS)

20. New York Jets

Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama: Someone is going to take this bruising tailback and turn him loose. Jets were at their best when Chris Ivory ran well and they just lost him to the Jaguars.

Chris Burke (SI)


Because he runs so light (244 pounds), the 6-foot-6 Floyd could slide if teams decide he is not capable of providing help outside of on third downs. Those with a little better vision will see a unique talent at an important position. Bank on the Jets, with creative defensive mind Todd Bowles patrolling the sidelines, to fall in the latter category.

Paul Dehner (Cincinnati Enquirer)

20. NY Jets — DE Shaq Lawson (Clemson): The Jets always seek pass rushers, but with Damon Harrison gone they need to restock.

It is interesting stuff all around. This is the first suggestion I have heard that the Jets should take Henry with the 20th pick.

And losing Damon Harrison's 1.5 career sacks is sure to decimate the pass rush.