Jets Draft Targets?

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January 28, 2012; Mobile, AL, USA; South Squad defensive lineman Courtney Upshaw (41) takes a bow after making a quarterback sack during the Senior Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-US PRESSWIRE

Rich Cirminiello of College Football News gives his take on the targets in the draft for the New York Jets. He likes Courtney Upshaw for the Jets in round one, although the talk on him has waned a bit.

“The talk has started to wane a little over the last week or so, but Upshaw’s a great fit for Rex Ryan’s system. I love his personality, he’s got a great motor, he has that kind of versatility where I think the Jets can move him to a couple of different positions, and he comes with that championship banner from Alabama.”

See our preview of Courtney Upshaw here.

He’s still leaning towards Upshaw, although he sees them going after Whitney Mercilus, Chandler Jones, or Michael Floyd.

Cirminiello showed his notes as to all the different targets he believes the Jets will look at. Here they are courtesy of newyorkjets.com:

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