3 massive unknowns for NY Jets heading into 2024 NFL Draft

What don't we know about the Jets before the NFL Draft?

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2. Will the NY Jets draft a QB in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft?

The San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens, and Green Bay Packers all have something in common. They draft quarterbacks they think can be successful in the league while still having a starting quarterback.

Trey Lance and, albeit luckily, Brock Purdy were drafted while Jimmy Garoppolo was starting. Two-time MVP Lamar Jackson was drafted with Joe Flacco starting, and Jets fans all know Jordan Love succeeded Aaron Rodgers.

The Jets signed veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor in free agency, but obviously, he's not the long-term solution. Could the Jets wind up pulling a Packers and draft Rodgers' replacement?

Oregon journeyman quarterback Bo Nix and National Champion-winning quarterback J.J. McCarthy out of Michigan could be available with the 10th pick in the 2024 NFL Draft, but will the Jets be this bold in an "all-in" year?

It might come down to whether or not Woody Johnson is extremely confident in Joe Douglas and plans on keeping him as general manager regardless of the outcome of the 2024 season.

It would be bold, even if the Jets traded back in the first round, to draft a quarterback. That's why it seems unlikely the Jets would go that route. The Jets need to be aggressive in immediate value drafting, and selecting a quarterback would unequivocally be the opposite of that.