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NFL Mock Draft 2016: Will the Jets Pick Leonard Floyd?

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Let's take a look at some recent mock drafts. Leonard Floyd seems to be picking up steam as a possible Jets pick.

Chris Burke (Sports Illustrated)

Reggie Ragland

LB, Alabama

The Alabama linebacker could be a dominant piece in Todd Bowles’s defense, at least against the run. He is far from a non-factor on passing downs, too, with at least competent coverage skills and the wherewithal to blitz. Without an obvious edge-rusher fit available at 20, bringing in Ragland as the future defensive captain is the play.

Nate Davis (USA Today)

20. New York Jets – Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia: At 6-6, 244 pounds, he won't be the stoutest guy at the point of attack. But Floyd is an explosive athlete who could bag a lot of quarterbacks by capitalizing from the mayhem the Jets' D-line sows.

Will Brinson (CBS)

Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia: Continuing to pump resources into the defense while hoping Chan Gailey and the Brandon Marshall/Eric Decker combo can hold up the offense gives the Jets playoff potential in 2016.

Rob Rang (CBS)

20. New York Jets: Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia -- With explosive edge rushers Miller and Demarcus Ware mitigating Tom Brady's quick passes in the AFC Championship Game, the Broncos provided the rest of the NFL a manual on how to beat the New England Patriots. Adding a speed rusher like Floyd to complement an already stout defensive line could be exactly what the Jets need to end the Patriots' supremacy in the AFC East.