New York Jets: Top 5 drafts of all-time

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Apr 30, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of the podium on stage before the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Jets since joining the AFL in 1960, haven’t had the greatest history of selecting top draft picks but some classes were incredible. Here are the top five drafts of all-time for Gang Green.

As we approach the NFL Draft, I’ve compiled a list of the top five drafts in team history. Despite being around since 1960, the Jets franchise has only one current player that is in the Hall of Fame after being drafted and spending the majority of his career with the Jets (Joe Namath), so its not like I had a plethora of great drafts to chose from.

Remember that the Jets for the most part haven’t had stability when it comes to their previous leadership regimes. Owners have made some bad decisions when it comes to selecting competent general managers that know how to draft efficiently. The kind of draft masterminds that build to field a competing team for the following season as well as build for the future.

Without further ado, here are the top five drafts of all-time for the Jets.

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