When the Jets’ first draft day trade was announced at the start of the third round, the initial reaction was “ok, they get the 82nd overall pick in the third, a 5th rounder, and another 7th rounder.” Then, almost as an afterthought, it was mentioned that the Jets had also acquired WR DeVier Posey in the trade. I imagine it is safe to say that most---if not all---fans had the...
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When this pick was announced, I'll admit that I screamed. A lot. Then, when I read what the Houston Texans gave up for this pick, I screamed some more.
First, the positive.
Wow, I can't quite believe I'm even talking about this pick. How did Houston get such a steal in the third round? (Well, yes, there were the health/wrist concerns, but still...
The Jets just made a pretty big draft-day trade with the Houston Texans.
#70 (3rd round)
#82 (3rd round)
#152 (5th round)
#229 (7th round)
— #NFLDraft (@nfl) May 2, 2015
That’s a pretty nice haul for a third-round pick. While DeVier Posey is not necessarily a great wideout, he’s just another weapon for Geno Smith...