New York Jets 2021 NFL Draft Class Breakdown

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I loved what general manager Joe Douglas was able to accomplish in his first draft with the New York Jets in 2020 and was excited to see what his second haul would look like. While I have a few questions about the class, it mostly did not disappoint. There was a deliberate attempt to find certain skill sets to build around top pick Zach Wilson early in the draft with some intriguing swings late in the draft on the defense side of the ball. 

Let’s take a look back at the Jets’ 2021 NFL Draft class:

Round 1: Zach Wilson, QB, BYU

The NFL draft is often full of surprises, but the Jets’ selection of Wilson at No. 2 overall was not one of them. It was the quarterback New York was expected to select and Wilson represents an exciting reset at the position.

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Joe Marino

Senior NFL Draft Analyst

Joe Marino is a Senior NFL Draft Analyst at TDN. Marino comes to TDN after serving as a draft analyst for NDT Scouting, FanRag Sports and Draft Breakdown dating back to 2014. In 2017, Marino became a Huddle Report Mock Draft Champion when he produced the most accurate mock draft in the world.