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NY Jets make major OL additions in 7-round 2022 NFL Mock Draft

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Round 1, 4th Overall, NY Jets: Evan Neal, OT, Alabama

The Jets need blue-chip prospects wherever they could find them. And with the likes of Kayvon Thibodeaux, Derek Stingley Jr., and Kyle Hamilton already off the board, the easy choice to make was Alabama tackle Evan Neal.

Neal remains in the conversation to be the first overall selection in this year's draft and it wouldn't be a surprise to see him go before this pick. At 6-foot-6, 350 pounds, Neal is considered perhaps the best offensive tackle prospect the NFL has seen in years.

This isn't a Penei Sewell situation either. Neal has plenty of experience playing right tackle and could easily bookend the offensive line along with Mekhi Becton.

Now, you could argue that using the fourth overall pick on a right tackle is questionable. But the Jets need great players and Neal was easily the best prospect on the board.

Round 1, 12th Overall, NY Jets: Kenyon Green, OG, Texas A&M

This is how you fix an offensive line. After using the fourth overall pick on a franchise tackle, the Jets come right back and use the 12th overall pick on their long-term right guard.

Kenyon Green is considered to be perhaps the best interior offensive line prospect in this year's class. He's versatile having played both tackle and guard and as technically sound as they come.

Green could replace Greg Van Roten and give the Jets a fearsome foursome of young, stud offensive linemen.

Just imagine an offensive line featuring Becton, Alijah Vera-Tucker, Green, and Neal. It's too good to be true.

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