Who are some of the best available players as we head into the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft? Here are Gil Brandt's rankings. Which players might fit the Jets?
Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
Mike Maccagnan admitted the Jets were concerned with Jack's medical reports. That led them to take Darron Lee. Would the second round be a more palatable place to take a chance? The Jets just did draft a player at Jack's position, but they could fit another guy in there long-term. Double dipping at a position is one of my personal favorite moves.
Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas
Jace Amaro is a wild card. While it is unclear how much the Jets would be able to expect out of a rookie tight end, Henry is the consensus best player at a position where Gang Green might have been worst in the league in 2015.
Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana
Before the night is out, I expect the Jets to address the offensive line. Value did not meet need in the first round. They almost have to make a move in the second and/or third round, though, right? The Jets had Spriggs in for a visit.
Cody Whitehair, OG, Kansas State
Whitehair seems to be far and away the highest rated guard remaining. The Jets could use a revamped right side of their line.
A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama
This might turn into a test of how far Mike Maccagnan actually believes in best player available. Robinson is Brandt's second best player still on the board behind Jack. The Jets clearly do not have any need on the defensive line, and Maccagnan conceded a trade of Muhammad Wilkerson is extremely unlikely at this point. The Jets did work Robinson out, though, so there is interest on some level.
Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma State
There were a few mock drafts that had the Jets taking Ogbah at 20. Those felt like reaches, but tonight might be a more realistic spot for him with the Jets in need of an upgrade off the edge.
Christian Hackenberg, QB, Penn State
For the record, I would not be a fan of this pick, but the Jets have shown interest in him.