After taking quarterback Sam Darnold in Round 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft and defensive end Nathan Shepherd in Round 3, what must the Jets do on Day 3?
They’ll have four picks (for now) on Saturday, when the draft concludes, with Rounds 4-7.
Check out the video above for our thoughts on what the Jets should do with those picks.
Thoughts: Of all the defensive linemen who could be available to the Lions at No. 20, Payne is arguably the most ready to contribute immediately. A dominant college run stopper with untapped potential as a pass rusher, he is versatile enough to play a significant role as a rookie. This pick would take care of Detroit’s long-term need for a nose tackle.
The ex-Rutgers guard – who started 34 games for the Scarlet Knights – is projected to be either a late-round pick or undrafted free agent, so he kept his head down and did his workouts. And, he drove for Uber Eats and Lyft, his sole source of income as he waits for a call from the NFL. This is life in NFL draft limbo. It’s a mentally challenging process, Miller said earlier this week.
Five months after suffering a severe spinal injury that left him temporarily paralyzed, Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier walked across the stage at the 2018 NFL Draft to announce the team’s first-round pick, Virginia Tech safety Terrell Edmunds. It was a moving, powerful moment that was the highlight of an already exciting first round.
Shazier was injured in the Steelers’ Week 13 game against the Bengals. The injury ended his season and leaving serious doubts about his football future. But the 2014 first-round pick and 2017 Pro Bowl selection remained adamant that he would play again, telling teammate Roosevelt Nix in February that not only Cheap Fan Jerseys does he plan to return to the field but his goal of making it into Canton hasn’t changed either. I’ve gotta get back, bro, Shazier told Nix Cheap Heat Jerseys during an appearance on Nix’s podcast.