It’s hard to believe that New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan dropped the ball twice now on drafting quarterbacks. Put your trust in him just one more time to deliver in the 2018 NFL Draft because he’s about to fix his mistakes.
When general manager Mike Maccagnan was first hired by the New York Jets back in 2015, early expectations were good. He’s a great scout of talent and believes in rebuilding a team the right way. So far, he’s done a great job when it comes to free agent signings but not so much when it comes to his draft selections at quarterback.
Maccagnan was the man behind drafting both Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg. Needless to say, he dropped the ball big time, especially with reaching for Hackenberg and essentially wasting a second-round pick on him.
Petty, as we all know, is a bad quarterback and likely played his last game wearing a Jets uniform last season. Hackenberg, who made NFL history by being in the league for at least two years and not taking a single snap in a regular season game, is so bad that the Jets refused to even let him play in garbage time.
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As the saying goes, there is a big reason why pencils have erasers on them. When you make a mistake, you simply turn it around, erase, and do something better. In Maccagnan’s case, he has a golden opportunity in this year’s draft to fix not one but two big mistakes he made over the past few years.
Drafting a quarterback that’s able to lead the Jets to be contenders again is all that matters now on Maccagnan’s agenda. Fix that and Jets fans from across the globe will forgive and well, forget, his previous mistakes of drafting two abysmal quarterbacks that couldn’t even make a practice squad.
Jets fans should put their trust in Maccagnan just one more time since he’s rebuilding the franchise the right way. Maccagnan is sticking with rebuilding through the draft, good free agent signings, and is about to pull the trigger on finally selecting a future franchise quarterback worth mentioning. If Maccagnan gets it right and is the general manager that brings in a hot young quarterback that catapults the Jets into being a playoff-contending team year in, year out, he will go down in the history books as a legend.
The time is ticking as this year’s draft is on the horizon and on all accounts, Maccagnan is ready to push the Jets into even greater heights by being the general manager to end this quarterback nonsense once and for all. Draft your guy Maccagnan and let the madness begin because at least for this Jets fan, you got my trust.