Why the NY Jets shouldn't draft these 4 top prospects

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3. Kyle Hamilton, S, Notre Dame: A better version of Obi Melifonwu

Don't waste your time, NY Jets, on former Notre Dame star Kyle Hamilton, although he fits the team's desires of having the safety/linebacker tweener that they covet.

See last year's pursuit of Keanu Neal in free agency, the two draft selections of Hamsah Nasirldeen and Jamien Sherwood, and the recent signing of Marcell Harris.

Kyle Hamilton is not worth a top-10 premium pick for the Jets. He isn't Micah Parsons revisited — a player who can be elite at multiple spots.

Hamilton is a good safety who plays well in the box. He has Pro Bowl potential, but he's not a generational talent that's worthy of a top-10 selection.

Maybe if the Jets were a stacked contending team you could argue that Hamilton could be the type of player who rounds out a defense.

But in a year, where the Jets need premium players at vital positions, Hamilton is a luxury pick for a team that doesn't have the essentials down yet.