Originally posted on Turn On The Jets  |  Last updated 4/11/13
Based on rumors of Tampa Bay willing to give up the 13th, 73rd (3rd round) and 181st (6th round) overall picks in exchange for Darrelle Revis, here is an outside the box strategy the New York Jets could consider 9) Geno Smith, Quarterback, West Virginia - Instead of taking one of the top 4 OLB prospects (Dion Jordan, Ziggy Ansah, Jarvis Jones, Barkevious Mingo) the Jets could consider taking the best quarterback in the draft. With how the quarterback situation around the league is shaking out and with certain teams unlikely to take one in the top ten, Smith may just be there for the Jets’ taking. Part of why Smith is such an intriguing prospect is because of his ability to stand tall in the pocket and make quick release decisions. He can use his legs if need be, but has stated that he isn’t limited to playing the style of a mobile quarterback. Taking Smith at 9 could be a smart, solid move by the front office to help rebuild the offense, starting with the most important position on ...
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