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NY Jets: 5 players whose stock is on the rise following OTAs

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1. Elijah Moore, WR, NY Jets

There was no other player who could have landed at this spot. Not only has Elijah Moore been the most impressive player at OTAs (and at any Jets OTAs in recent memory, to be blunt), but no player has improved their stock as much as he has.

The Jets were enthralled with Moore as a prospect leading up to the draft, but they thought they had forfeited their chance to add him after trading up for Alijah Vera-Tucker.

That's why when it became apparent that Moore would still be on the board when they selected again at 34, the Jets front office and coaching staff all but threw a party in the war room.

The hype for Moore was already existent heading into OTAs. But I can't imagine anyone thought he'd be this good.

From his highlight-reel diving 40-yard grab a week ago to his consistent explosiveness after the catch, Moore has looked the part of a superstar in the making this spring.

And while it's far too early to make any declarative statements and it's important not to get ahead of ourselves, it says a lot that Moore has managed to overshadow the second overall pick in the entire draft who has also played quite well.

The Jets still have Jamison Crowder and they likely planned for him to be the "starting" slot receiver heading into the season.

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But given how amazing Moore has looked, it's going to be near impossible to keep him off the field.

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