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Three Players the Jets Will Regret Not Drafting

New York made a mistake not picking any of these three players in the 2022 NFL Draft, says this former Jets scout.

Could the Jets have regrets from the 2022 NFL Draft?

While that may sound absurd or even silly, it is entirely possible. 

After all, New York selected three first-round picks and historically, 53% of first-rounders end up being busts.

New York selected cornerback Ahmad Gardner (No. 4), wide receiver Garrett Wilson (No. 10) and defensive end Jermaine Johnson (No. 26) in the first-round.

If I had to put money on who of the three will not pan out, it is Johnson (who I gave a pre-draft fifth-round grade to). 

Who could the Jets selected instead?

Who are the three biggest regrets New York will have from this draft?

Are all three first-rounders, or will the Jets have regrets in rounds past that as well? 

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LSU kicker Cade York kicking field goal against Texas

The Jets on the other hand waived York off the field, and selected defensive end Micheal Clemons in the fourth-round (No. 117) instead. 

As someone who was the first ever special-teams scout in NFL history my third season with the Jets, let me say this one will come back to kick New York. 

Winning is found in the little details. 

All the Jets and their fans can do is hope that there are not yet more regrets that linger to add to the pile from this past draft. 

Time will tell. 


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