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Jets Fans React to NFL Mocks Recent Mock Draft via Twitter

By Alan Schechter
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For this week’s version of “TweetSpeak”, instead of bringing you one of my own questions, we bring you a different discussion, courtesy of NFLmocks.com.

This past Tuesday, our friends from the NFL Mocks crew put out a three round mock draft which included trades.  Follow the link to read the entire draft, here are the picks for our New York Jets:

9. Barkevious Mingo, DE/OLB, LSU

13. (via trade for Darrelle), Geno Smith, QB, UVA

39. Damontre Moore, DE/OLB, Texas A & M

72. Jonathan Franklin, RB, UCLA

Feb 25, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Louisiana State Tigers defensive lineman Barkevious Mingo runs the 40 yard dash during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Well, instead of me giving my evaluation of this mock, I decided to use this mock as this week’s topic, giving you all the chance to Tweet in and give your thoughts. First, I bring you a series of Tweets from 1 reader that needed more than 140 to give his feelings:

@thejetpress NYJ-love mingo at 9.love moore at 39.both fill holes and provide BPA mentality.i dont love franklin at 72 but value is there

— Tj Tkac (@tjt_25) April 10, 2013

@thejetpress hate geno @ 13.dont think overdrafting at qb would fit idzik.im not a huge tavon fan but he is there @ 13 & that is better fit

— Tj Tkac (@tjt_25) April 10, 2013

@thejetpress i think the fins might be looking to move up but millner is there & fits browns need.and loved see Keenan allen in 1st round

— Tj Tkac (@tjt_25) April 10, 2013

All fair points by TJ. I agree, Geno at #13 would be way overvaluing him. I don’t really see him as a top 10-15 pick. I don’t see any of the QB’s fitting that distinction.

@thejetpress If Miliner and Mingo are both available, Miliner esp w/ no Revis

— John Karam (@Gridiron_JohnK) April 10, 2013

Good point by John, would love Miliner if the Revis trade eventually does happen.

@thejetpress think lions take milner leaving ansah for us dont want gino @ 13 and y take moore in 2 if we take olb @ 9

— Adam Norris (@Adz511) April 10, 2013

Well, our friend @hashtagfrankie will not be happy, but the resounding opinion is that people like Mingo at #9, but don’t like Geno at #13. Fair enough.

We will do it again, with more “TweetSpeak” next week.

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