Originally posted on Turn On The Jets  |  Last updated 4/19/12
Previously at Turn On The Jets, we have evaluated the Safeties the New York Jets could target if they opted to pass on Alabama’s Mark Barron and draft one of the many DE/OLB prospects that they so desperately need. But what if the Jets do end up taking Barron, and pass on the chance to land Mark Ingram, Courtney Upshaw, Quinton Coples, Chandler Jones, etc? Although the value of these players will be extremely high in the first round, this is certainly a scenario that could play out. If the Jets do opt to take Barron, there are still several quality prospects that could be the answer to New York’s desperate need for an outside pass rusher. Recent TOJ Draft Coverage Wide Receiver Prospects #16 Scenarios Mock Draft 2.0 Courtney Upshaw Melvin Ingram Safety Prospects Nebraska’s Lavonte David is a popular sleeper on many boards, but at just over 6’0 230 lbs, he is much more suited as a 4-3 OLB and not the DE/OLB hybrid the Jets need in their 3-4 scheme. Andre Branch is certainly a possibility,
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