Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/26/13
2013 NFL Draft 9th Pick: CB Dee MillinerCollege: AlabamaHeight: 6'0"Weight: 201Headline: The Milliner Peninsula? Initial Reaction:With the 9th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected CB Dee Milliner out of Alabama. A consensus top 10 overall pick, its fair to say the Jets received good value in their selection of Milliner. Many draft experts had Milliner in the top-5 if not for a recent reported shoulder injury.  The problem many Jets' fans will have with this, Milliner is basically asked to replace what many believe to be a Hall of Fame cornerback in Darrelle Revis (traded to the Bucs for the 13th pick). New GM John Idzik needed to hit a home run here and no one can really say that he did. Further Analysis:If Jets' fans had the wherewithal to calm down a bit, the selection of Milliner does make some sense. The trade of Revis left the Jets with a gaping hole in the starting secondary and Milliner slides right into the starting mix next to Pro-Bowler CB Antonio Cromart...
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