The New York Jets will undoubtedly look to bolster their offensive line in the upcoming 2020 NFL Draft. Here are three players they could target in the first round.
The New York Jets may be entering the offseason with an abundance of needs, but one need is evidently at the top of the team’s offseason checklist.
The offense could use a game-changer at wide receiver and the defense certainly needs an upgrade at cornerback and edge rusher, but there is no need on the roster greater than along the offensive line.
After a few offseason additions, there was reason to think that the Jets would host an improved unit in 2019. But countless and injuries and disappointments paved the way for a disastrous season from the Jets’ five-man unit up front.
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Now, with a full offseason to correct the mistakes of previous regimes, general manager Joe Douglas will have free reign to remake the team’s offensive line. And with a top-11 selection in the 2020 NFL Draft, he should have the ability to do so.
The draft is top-heavy with three offensive tackles who are all expected to be selected in the top-15 picks. It’s likely the Jets won’t have their pick of the three, but they should at least be fortunate enough to have one of the following names still on the board when they select.
With that, let’s take a look at those top three offensive linemen the Jets should target in the 2020 NFL Draft.