He was undersized but possessed the sideline-to-sideline speed to match-up with opposing tight ends and running backs while also being an excellent presence in the run game. Shell was seen as a project coming out of college, a mauler who was a very effective run blocker but needed help in pass protection. Please check your email for a confirmation. Not only has Shell developed into a quality NFL starter, but he’s arguably the most reliable piece on the Jets offensive line. David Quenneville would be a terrific selection at 36th overall, adding a complete defenceman to their repertoire which drops off dramatically after Josh Morrissey. Quenneville is a complete defenceman who can hold his own in all zones.

One interesting takeaway is that neither of these draft reviews mentioned right tackle Brandon Shell who is perhaps the most consistent and reliable starter to come out of this draft.

Over 2 million monthly readers now come to THW for their hockey fix. Just add him to the Jets' list of quarterback projects. Browse more videos. Then again, he was targeted only 44 times last season, according to Pro Football Focus.

One opposing scout said Hackenberg "didn't see eye to eye" with Penn State coach James Franklin, which may have contributed to a tense environment. At the end of the day, from Thursday night through Saturday afternoon, we flooded you with 63 forms of content– you’re welcome, or we’re sorry. Still, Jenkins is more of an edge defender than a true edge rusher but he does a good job holding down the SAM linebacker role for the Jets. eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'thehockeywriters_com-large-mobile-banner-2','ezslot_9',657,'0','0']));Over the past couple of months, Patrik Laine has closed the gap between he and Matthews, with a few scouts ranking Laine as the best prospect at this year’s draft. While the Jets have David Harris and Erin Henderson under contract, neither is particularly young. Once again, however, Lee was praised as a great pick as was fellow linebacker Jordan Jenkins. The team woefully mishandled their first two selections with their second-round pick of Hackenberg being one of the worst in the franchise’s history. The big question is his speed -- only a 4.55 in the 40.

Jenkins addresses a need because outside linebacker was the thinnest position on the roster and he's a good value in the third round (83 overall). Hackenberg will probably ride the bench as a rookie, so this means no production from their second-round selection. "We vetted him thoroughly." Previous Season Next Season. [, WATCH: Hackenberg college highlight video [, Fan reaction to selection of Hackenberg [, Instant Analysis of Jets Hackenberg pick [, Hackenberg reacts to being Jets second-round pick [, Hackenberg’s college stats at Penn State [, Will Jets cut Geno now that they’ve drafted Hackenberg? Still, it’s hard to get excited about a class headlined by Lee and Hackenberg.

4 years ago | 1 view. However, they did manage to land a pair of starting caliber players in the mid-rounds with their selections of Jordan Jenkins and Brandon Shell. Howden had a terrific month of April, moving through two rounds of playoff action with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the WHL, and then joining Canada at the IIHF U18 tournament. The valuations on Peake were all over the place, but there were some pundits who had him as a second day pick. _usdpgw = new _usdpGalleryWall(window._usmgOptions) : _usdpgw.start(); Sign up for the Jets Wire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning.

He has an intimidating one-timer which he always sets up for on the power play. Aside from the obvious disaster that was the Christian Hackenberg pick, the selection of Juston Burris was likely the worst of the 2016 draft. Rich Cimini breaks down the 2016 New York Jets draft class. He has a good frame for the position and good strength. Lee was constantly overmatched defending the run as he struggled shedding blocks of much larger offensive linemen. For now, Lee will back up Erin Henderson in the base defense. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'thehockeywriters_com-leader-1','ezslot_0',656,'0','0']));Winnipeg currently owns the 2nd and 22nd overall selections in the first round. He ran the 40 in 4.37 seconds at his pro day, displaying an eye-popping size-speed ratio. NFL Draft-New York Jets NFL Draft … Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports, Sep 20, 2014; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Jordan Jenkins (59) prepares to rush the passer against the Troy Trojans during the first half at Sanford Stadium. He's the latest Aussie punter to reach the NFL. Winnipeg Jets Draft History.

The 2016 NFL Draft was the 81st annual meeting of National Football League (NFL) … Altogether, the Jets 2016 draft class did manage to give the team a few solid building blocks including five players that remain a part of the roster at the time of writing. Consider: Darrelle Revis is turning 31 soon, Antonio Cromartie is gone and former No. Throughout the course of the draft, we did our best to … Our Customizable Draft Finder lets you slice and dice the draft in more ways than you can imagine. He joined Canada at the U18’s and was one of the most impressive defencemen, earning a spot on the tournament All-Star Team. 241:Charone Peake, WR, Clemson| Highlights. This has a "reach" feel to it. 2020 Entry NHL Totals; Draft Num. Howden is a natural playmaker who sees the ice well and can read plays one step ahead of his opponents. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images). He took a beating (103 career sacks), raising questions about his pocket presence and whether he's skittish. Jets Selection: Brandon Shell, OT, South Carolina, Round 7, Picks 14 (235) and 20 (241) Charone Peake, WR, Clemson, Connor Hughes covers the Jets and is the managing editor of Jets Wire. the official stats partner of the NFL. While who will be available at the 22nd pick is extremely variable, the Jets should have their eye set on Brett Howden, who could certainly be remaining at that time.

Every defense needs a blue-collar player. Playing next. With Canada at the U18’s, Howden finished second on the team in goals and points, with five and eight, respectively, in six games. Bowles said, "He's big, he's got long arms and he's very good at the line of scrimmage. As a freshman, in Bill O'Brien's pro-style system, Hackenberg showed promise (20 touchdowns, 10 interceptions).

This team needed to get some youth into its linebacking corps. Interesting, he had a strong week of practice before the East-West Shrine Game where there were reports he had shed some weight. One of his professors at Ballarat University happened to be driving by. Very rarely is it considered a smart move to draft a specialist in any round of the NFL draft, but if you’re going to do it, you might as well in the seventh round. The Jets selected Hall with the 158th pick.


Perhaps one of the most egregious draft-day decisions in the history of the franchise, the selection of Christian Hackenberg in the second round was immediately met with widespread criticism. He was highly recruited out of high school, but he disappeared from the radar at Clemson because he played behind DeAndre Hopkins and Sammy Watkins. A fitting conclusion to the once promising career of Hackenberg. Henderson will be 30 by the time the season starts.

As a result, an organization with an already deep and talented prospect pool with receive an additional boost, selecting what will be the best player in their system. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC.