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Mock Draft Roundup: A New Look at No. 6

Draft Pundits Believe Jets Could Address the Secondary or Tight End Early


April 13

SB Nation
Adam Stites, Contributor
Malik Hooker, S, Ohio State —Hooker is the rangiest ball hawk of the safeties in the class and the Jets could use the help at free safety, especially after Marcus Gilchrist's season ended with a patellar tendon tear.*

April 12

CBS Sports Pete Prisco, *Sports Senior NFL Columnist
Marshon Lattimore, CB, Ohio StateApril 11

NFL Network
Bucky Brooks, NFL Media Analyst
Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson —College football's best big-game player can handle the spotlight and scrutiny that comes with playing on Broadway.

April 11
NFL Draft Scout Dane Brugler, *Senior NFL Draft Analyst
*Round 1: Malik Hooker, S, Ohio State— Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan believes in the best player available theory and in this scenario, it also matches with a need as Hooker gives New York a ball-hawking deep safety.
Round 2: Charles Harris, DE/OLB, Missouri— Harris wasn't a workout warrior, but his tape shows a developing rusher who can stand up for the Jets.

April 7
Bleacher Report Matt Miller, *NFL Draft Lead Writer
*Round 1: Jamal Adams, S, LSU
Round 2: Evan Engram, TE, Ole Miss

April 6
CBS Sports
Rob Rang, Senior NFL Draft Analyst
O.J. Howard, TE, Alabama— After spectacular performances at the Senior Bowl and Combine, Howard is gaining traction as the top pass-catcher in this draft and a top 10 pick.

April 5
Sports Illustrated
Chris Burke, Lead Draft Expert
Jamal Adams, S, LSU— Adams can be the face of a defense.

April 4NFL Network
Daniel Jeremiah, *NFL Media Analyst
*O.J. Howard, TE, Alabama

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