Our 18th pick was announced and fans around Jet Nation reacted. You saw the emotions on-air at Radio City, but here's a look at what the Twitterverse had to say.
@CP3_850 @nyjets Welcome To The Jet Life! Can't wait too see you on the field! Our Defense is getting stronger! Great Pick Last Night! — Eduardo Rivera (@EdRivera87) May 9, 2014
Calling it now Calvin Pryor defensive rookie of the year next year — Ryan (@NameIsRyanDunn) May 9, 2014
CP3? I could get used to saying that #Jets #CalvinPryor — Uzoma (@UzomaOpara) May 9, 2014
Calvin Pryor is a man. — OverGrindOrDie (@Spanish_Brian) May 9, 2014
Calvin Pryor is going to be Rex Ryan's best DB blitzer since Drew Coleman. — Scott Salmon (@ScottSalmon48) May 9, 2014
Jets players are excited to have Calvin Pryor join the Green & White. David Nelson, Mo Wilkerson and Jeff Cumberland are among the players that welcomed their teammate on Twitter.
Welcome to the squad @CP3_850 ! Let's get to work. #Jets #NoExcuses — David Nelson (@DavidNelson86) May 9, 2014
CP3_850 congrats bro glad to have you as a teammate and being apart of this great organization #JetLife — Muhammad Wilkerson (@mowilkerson) May 9, 2014
Welcome to the squad @CP3_850 #JetLife — Jeff Cumberland (@Cumberland85) May 9, 2014
While many didn't predict the pick, analysts gave Idzik and Co their stamp of approval. Here's a look at a few media members who are excited to see Pryor in Rex's D.
Watch for Calvin Pryor to be the quarterback of the defense for the Jets — John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) May 9, 2014
Calvin Pryor #NYJPick Personnel man noted- He arrives in a nasty mood as a blizter. Charlie Strong nicknamed him "Linebacker" — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) May 9, 2014