Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New York Jets’ Draft Day Targets: Guard

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 The Jets suffered from poor guard play last season, as Willie Colon looked over the hill while Oday Aboushi and Brian Winters endured their fair share of inconsistencies. The team signed ex-Seahawks guard James Carpenter to a four-year, $19.1 million contract this offseason to fill one guard spot, while re-signing Colon to battle with Aboushi and Winters at the other.

None of those three have done anything to convince the Jets they are long-term answers at the position, or that they can be serviceable this season. As a result, New York seems likely to use some draft capital to fortify their interior offensive line, likely in third or fourth round. Two intriguing options at these spots are Florida State’s Tre Jackson and Louisville’s John Miller.

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