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NY Jets make two huge offensive additions in 7-round 2022 NFL Mock Draft

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Round 4, 107th Overall, NY Jets: Coby Bryant, CB, Cincinnati

I get the sense the Jets don't see the cornerback position as nearly as big of a need as many others do. While some have the Jets going cornerback early (and that's very possible), I wouldn't be shocked if they waited until Day 3 to address the position again.

If they do, Cincinnati's Coby Bryant is an intriguing player to keep an eye on. Bryant has great size for the position at 6-foot-2, 185 pounds, but he's not your typical tall, press-man corner with subpar speed.

Bryant is equally as adept in man coverage as he is in zone with the instincts and ball skills this Jets secondary needs. He has 18 passes defended, three forced fumbles, and seven interceptions over the last two seasons, and is a turnover just waiting to happen.

The Jets need that in a defense that struggled to create turnovers in 2021. Bryant is someone who can compete for snaps immediately as an outside cornerback.

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Round 4, 113th Overall, NY Jets: Sam Williams, EDGE, Ole Miss

The Jets will want to address edge rusher more than just with a fourth-round pick, but they have free agency and the trade market to help with that as well. As far as mid-round flyers go, Sam Williams is an appealing option.

Williams improved his draft stock a ton over the course of the 2021 season going from a possible undrafted prospect to someone who could feasibly go as high as Rounds 2-4.

He's a well-rounded, versatile player with good size at 6-foot-3, 268 pounds. Williams is a capable run defender, but his biggest selling point is the strides he made as a pass rusher this past season.

He isn't going to blow you away with his agility and bend, but Williams has enough burst, explosiveness, and power to be a very effective pass rusher at the next level. He's one to watch.

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