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New York Jets: 3-round 2020 NFL mock draft, Matt Miller dream scenario

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA - NOVEMBER 02: Chase Claypool #83 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs with the football in the first half against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Notre Dame Stadium on November 02, 2019 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA - NOVEMBER 02: Chase Claypool #83 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs with the football in the first half against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Notre Dame Stadium on November 02, 2019 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)
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Matt Miller helped fix the New York Jets in his recent 3-round 2020 NFL mock draft. Here are all the details and what this could mean for the future.

Not only is it NFL Draft season for New York Jets fans but more importantly it’s NFL ‘mock’ draft season.

This is the time where we all guess and speculate what top college football players will land where and there’s no one better than Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller to fill us in on the details.

On Wednesday he revealed his updated three-round 2020 NFL mock draft and in the process completely fixed a slew of the New York Jets issues.

OT. Georgia. 9.. Scouting Report. 814. Pick Analysis. Andrew Thomas

With the ninth overall pick, the New York Jets end an embarrassing NFL Draft drought by selecting their first offensive lineman in the first round in over 13 years.

While Matt Miller has consistently said throughout this process that there isn’t an offensive lineman currently on his board that’s worth a top-five pick, but that doesn’t mean Andrew Thomas is unworthy.

He may not have “elite” tape, but the size (6-foot-5, 320 pounds) should certainly pique the interest of general manager Joe Douglas this offseason. Miller said that “Thomas has power in the run game and is a strong anchor in pass protection.”

With a potential Ronnie Stanley ceiling, the Jets should run this pick to the podium and their franchise quarterback Sam Darnold will be all the better for it.

EDGE. Notre Dame. 40.. 819. Julian Okwara. Scouting Report. Pick Analysis

In the first round, the New York Jets started to fix their offensive line issues, while an argument could be made for them to double-dip at a position, similar to what they did at safety a few years ago, Julian Okwara is too tempting to pass up.

Julian is a menace at 6-foot-4, 248 pounds he would bring a lanky pass rusher that Gregg Williams could deploy all over the place. While his stats don’t scream elite (15.5 sacks in four years), you shouldn’t draft for bloated production, you should draft for traits. That’s exactly what Okwara would provide the green and white.

Pick Analysis. CB. Utah. Jaylon Johnson. 66.. 843. Scouting Report

This is the ‘Leonard Williams pick’ that the Jets acquired in the trade deadline deal with the New York Giants. Because the Giants are terrible the green and white snag a top-end third-round pick that can help them plug one of their biggest needs on the defensive side of the ball.

After the Trumaine Johnson disaster, the Jets have no choice but to swing the bat again at the position. While a few younger players on the roster have stepped up as of late, you can never have enough good corners.

This Utah defense has been insane in 2019 and will have a record amount of defenders taken in the 2020 NFL Draft this season. Johnson has an argument to be one of the first Utes selected. Johnson is an outside corner who likes to risk it to get the biscuit and that could cost him at the next level.

Pick Analysis. WR. Notre Dame. 75. . Scouting Report. Chase Claypool. 819

The Jets decide to go back to the Notre Dame wishing well with their second 3rd round draft choice. The wide receiver position is a sneaky need for the Jets in 2020.

Robby Anderson is a pending free agent, Quincy Enunwa may never play football again, and the rest of the roster is average at best (outside of Jamison Crowder in the slot).

Chase Claypool would bring a different skill set that no other receiver currently on the Jets roster possesses: freakish size. Claypool is 6-foot-4, 229 pounds of man.

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Claypool is a big boy who can win the 50-50 matchups and can also work over the middle with slants and the screen game. He’d be the perfect option to add to the New York Jets passing attack.

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