Round 2, 36th Overall, NY Jets: Jordan Battle, S, Alabama
One of the most underrated needs on the roster heading into the offseason will be at safety. Marcus Maye's days with the organization appear numbered and there's no other long-term solution on the roster, barring a second-half Ashtyn Davis breakout.
Well, here is your Marcus Maye replacement.
Alabama safety Jordan Battle is a rangy, versatile safety who has experience both in a single-high, center-field role as well as playing down in the box. Perfect for a Robert Saleh defense that allows his safeties to be flexible in their assignments.
Overshadowed a bit by Kyle Hamilton, Battle has all the makings of an excellent player and would be a great value pick at this spot, at least from a late-October standpoint.
Round 2, 43rd Overall, NY Jets: Jalen Wydermyer, TE, Texas A&M
The Jets need to address the tight end position in a significant way this offseason. No more stop-gaps, this team needs a real tight end.
That's why they grabbed one of this year's best tight end prospects in Texas A&M's Jalen Wydermyer.
Wydermyer stands at 6-foot-5, 255 pounds and is built like an NBA player. He uses that size to his advantage both in the receiving game and as a blocker.
The 20-year-old is a do-it-all tight end with no glaring weaknesses who could go very high in this year's draft. The Jets manage to snag him early in the second round here.