NY Jets 7-round mock draft following the Tyron Smith signing

The Jets have a lot more draft flexibility now

Brock Bowers
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Round 3, 72nd Overall, NY Jets: Javon Baker, WR, UCF

Javon Baker is one of my favorite wide receiver prospects in this year's draft class, and that's saying a lot given how loaded this class is with receiver talent. Baker is someone who has consistently gone overlooked.

The former Alabama recruit doesn't have top-end speed or athleticism. He isn't going to wow anyone with his physical traits, but he's one of the most NFL-ready prospects in this class with outstanding route-running ability and top-notch blocking skills to boot.

Baker might never be a No. 1 receiver at the NFL level, but it's very easy to project him carving out a 10+ year career as a reliable second or third option. That's what he could be for the Jets from day one.

The Jets need floor-raisers in their receiving corps, and while Baker's ceiling isn't as high as some of the wideouts in this class, his floor is undoubtedly one of the highest.

Round 4, 111th Overall, NY Jets: Matt Goncalves, OT, Pittsburgh

Ideally, the Jets would also sign someone like David Bakhtiari in this scenario to give the team even more tackle depth going into the draft. Bakhtiari could also be an option they explore after the draft if they still feel the need to add extra depth.

Either way, the Jets finally address the offensive line with the selection of Pittsburgh's Matt Goncalves here in the fourth round. Goncalves grew up in Manorville, NY, and attended high school on Long Island, making this a bit of a hometown hero story.

At 6-foot-6, 327 pounds, Goncalves has outstanding size for the position that he blends with impressive power and versatility. He has significant experience at both tackle spots, and many even see him as a guard at the next level.

Goncalves could compete with players like Carter Warren and Max Mitchell for depth spots on the offensive line, giving the Jets another young tackle to develop into a hopeful potential starter in the future.