The Jets may be hard at work with the free agent market. However, don’t forget about that little pesky thing in the Spring known as the NFL draft. Scouting is ongoing, evaluations are being made, and plans are being set for the three-day draft in Chicago.
With that, mock drafts are around everywhere. This week, the Fansided mock draft we are focusing on comes from our cohorts in the network, NFL Spin Zone. Early Thursday, Luis Tirado Jr. from Spin Zone ran their latest NFL mock draft. He chose Amari Cooper from the Jets. Here is what Tirado had to say:
It’s been quite some time that the New York Jets have had a true No. 1 receiving option let alone two of them. With many mock drafts predicting the Jets landing one of the top two quarterbacks in Winston or Mariota, I feel they’ll address this issue via free agency and acquire a veteran quarterback to fill that need.
Since Kevin White was taken by the Oakland Raiders, the Jets bring in the next big thing in Amari Cooper. Bringing him in with Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker, the Jets will have quite a stacked wide receiving corps that is capable of doing some serious damage.
As a true red-zone threat, Cooper will help the Jets tremendously score plenty of touchdowns when it matters most since they ranked dead last in the NFL in scoring touchdowns in the red-zone. As much as many want to believe, with their new free agency additions and Cooper, the Jets will dramatically be different on offense.
With precision in his route running and plenty of burst speed once he’s zipping through defenders, the Jets will commit to offense this time around in the draft. Spearheaded by the drafting of Cooper, the Jets are on their way to fixing their offensive woes.
Take a look at his entire mock by clicking here.
It would be hard to complain if the Jets make Amari Cooper the sixth overall pick in the draft. Cooper is a dynamic receiver, and linked up with Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall would make one of the fiercest receiving trios in the entire NFL. I am not saying I would be upset with this draft result.
I just don’t agree with it. The way the signings have gone to this point, the Jets will likely go with an edge pass rusher, assuming they stay at number six. Offensive line is certainly in play, but in this scenario, either Vic Beasley or Dante Fowler would make a perfect choice for the Jets.
What do you think?