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7 wide receivers the NY Jets can target in the 2022 NFL Draft

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NY Jets Round 4 Target: Romeo Doubs (Nevada)

Another wide receiver prospect who probably deserves a bit more love is Nevada's Romeo Doubs. Doubs is one of the best pure deep threats in this year's class.

At 6-foot-2, 201 pounds, Doubs is an electric playmaker with outstanding straight-line speed and the ability to take the top off of defenses. He has strong hands that help him make catches in contested situations.

Doubs' limitations primarily come down to his route-running and lack of overall agility. Doubs is a linear and upright runner who could struggle to find a role that's not as a pure deep threat at the NFL level.

If he can work on the intricacies of the position, however, Doubs has a chance to make some serious noise in the NFL.

NY Jets Round 5 Target: Justyn Ross (Clemson)

The Jets are lacking a physical presence at the wide receiver position, and if they're looking for a high-upside, big-bodied receiver on Day 3, they should look no further than Clemson's Justyn Ross.

Once seen as a potential future first-round pick, Ross suffered a career-threatening spinal injury that derailed his college career. He returned after a year away and posted respectable numbers in 2021 before opting to forgo his senior season in favor of the NFL Draft.

At 6-foot-4, 205 pounds, Ross has an alpha mentality that allows him to thrive in vertical, contested-catch situations. The rest of his game remains pretty underdeveloped, but he should be able to find an early role as a red-zone target.

The Jets need big-bodied receivers who can make plays in the red zone. Justyn Ross would provide them with just that, even if the medicals are a little concerning.

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