Throwback Thursday: The 1977 NFL Draft

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Walt Michaels was looking to turn the Jets around in 1977, after finishing 3-11 in 1976.

Walt Michaels was looking to turn the Jets around in 1977, after finishing 3-11 in 1976.

Thursday night, and it is time for another edition of “Throwback Thursday”.

As we lead up to the NFL draft on May 8th, we are going to go back to drafts in Jets’ history that went well. To the world out there that doesn’t believe it, yes, the Jets have had good drafts. We have made our mistakes, but we have made good choices too.

Last week, we went through and highlighted the 1979 draft.

So this week, we are going back in history as well, this time just a bit further, to the 1977 draft.

What quality pieces did the Jets provide Walt Michaels and company for the 1977 season?  Join the slideshow as we go back and look at the best picks from that draft…….

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