NY Jets trade up for future All-Pro WR in 7 round 2024 NFL Mock Draft

The Jets made a superstar addition in our latest mock draft
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Round 4, 134th Overall, NY Jets: Braelon Allen, RB, Wisconsin

The Jets seem likely to sign a veteran running back, which is what makes this projection a little uncertain. But as of right now, the only two notable running backs on the Jets' roster are Breece Hall and Israel Abanikanda.

Even if the Jets sign a running back, it might make sense to target one on Day 3. One name that could be on their radar is former Wisconsin star Braelon Allen.

At 6-foot-1, 235 pounds, Allen is one of the biggest running backs in this class, who pairs his size and physicality with above-average vision and third-down versatility. He's also one of the youngest players in this draft class, having only turned 20 years old in January.

Allen could be next in the long line of successful Wisconsin running backs to make the transition to the NFL. He certainly fits the archetype of running back the Jets should be looking for.

Round 6, 185th Overall, NY Jets: Joe Milton, QB, Tennessee

It's a safe bet to assume the Jets will use a Day 3 pick on a developmental quarterback prospect. The team has done its homework on Florida State's Jordan Travis and Tulane's Michael Pratt, but with both already off the board here, they go with the next best option.

If you're looking for upside in a Day 3 quarterback prospect, you likely aren't going to do any better than Joe Milton. At 6-foot-5, 246 pounds, Milton is an absolute tank of a quarterback prospect with excellent athleticism and a cannon for an arm.

From a purely physical standpoint, Milton will soon be one of the most talented quarterbacks in the NFL. Unfortunately, it's every other aspect of his game that's an issue. From wildly inconsistent accuracy to a lack of nuance for the position, Milton is very much still an athlete playing quarterback.

The other downside is that Milton is already 24 years old and he had six years to develop in college. The sky is the limit for Milton in the NFL, but he's still a long way away from being a viable professional quarterback.