Jets In Great Position To Add Impact During First Few Rounds Of NFL Draft

Originally posted on CBS New York:

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Jets head into the NFL draft with several needs and plenty of picks.

General manager John Idzik also has loads of options with the No. 18 selection.

Wide receiver? Cornerback? Tight end? Trade up, or down? Well, it’s anyone’s guess — the Jets included — right now. But with the depth of this year’s rookie class and currently holding a whopping 12 selections, New York will likely be able to add a few impact players.

“We’ll go in open-minded,” Idzik said. “The nice thing about having 12 picks is it does give you flexibility and maneuverability within the draft.”

Since taking over as GM last year, Idzik has preached a philosophy of building through the draft. And the 12 picks are just one less than the 13 the Jets had in coach Rex Ryan’s first three years from 2009-11 combined.

Idzik took…

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