New York Jets trade proposals, including the No. 10 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft


As we get ever closer to the 2022 NFL Draft, the true value of this class is beginning to take on its final shape. It’s something that happens around this time every year: fan bases and analysts applaud the amount of elite talent at every level, but it’s not until NFL offices and departments of scouts are beginning to leak their thoughts on the class as fanbases and analysts begin to know what the real makers think of the class.

While there are undoubtedly some very talented prospects in this class, the consensus is starting to become that this is much more of a middleweight group than a high end. For comparison, last year’s best was one of the most talented crops we’ve seen in years with the best tight prospect of the last decade in Kyle Pitts, three already great wide receivers at Jamarr Chase , Jaylen Waddle and Devonta Smith, two ultra-talented tackles in Rashawn Slater and Penei Sewell, a versatile rusher in Micah Parsons, two locked cornerbacks in Patrick Surtain II and Jaycee Horn and five quarterbacks. From my assessment, and I understand there may be some debate on this, 80-85% of the players mentioned above would be the #1 prospect in this draft class and the only ones who aren’t. are guys who play positions you wouldn’t consider with the #1 pick.

Everyone will have their own opinion on this, and rightly so, but this belief is starting to be supported by front offices and scouting departments; This year’s best of class just doesn’t have the pop of previous years. What it does have, and it’s something these previous classes lacked, is an insane amount of Day 2 and Day 3 talent.

There are a multitude of reasons why this may be the case, but what makes the most sense is the fact that college athletes who have received their extra year or two of eligibility as a result of COVID have pushed back a large chunk of year or so athlete decision drafts, which has led to the availability of many strong athletes in rounds 2-7. At the end of the day, the best value you will get with your picks repechage is the end of round 1 and until the middle of day 3.

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All things considered, the Jets are in a very favorable position. Their two second-round picks and their first third-round pick should allow them to impact the players who, combined with an elite prospect with the No. 4 pick, are shaping this team beautifully for 2022. This scenario does not include not even their 10th selection overall, which could really open up strong possibilities through trade scenarios.

Today we’ll be looking at three intriguing scenarios that could lead to Joe Douglas and Co. stepping back, recouping interim capital later in 2022 or early 2023, and still landing a very strong player in the backend of the Round. 1. Let’s get things started:

Liberty QB Malik Willis throws a pass
USC WR Drake London runs after catch
Alabama WR Jameson Williams runs after catch

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