What Kyler Murray’s decision means for the New York Giants and New York Jets

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How Murray’s decision affects the Jets.

The funny thing is with the Jets and Murray is that he could affect their decision directly without even being mentioned in the same sentence as the team. Other then that last one, of course.

In all seriousness though, Murray deciding to play Football will actually have a big impact on the Jets.

Do they need him? Absolutely not, considering the fact that the Jets drafted Sam Darnold 3rd overall last year and expect him to be their Quarterback of the future.

The Jets have the exact same pick this year, however, and will be looking to add an impact player who can make a difference right away.

The Jets needs entering this offseason are upgrading their Offensive Line, adding weapons at Wide Receiver and Running Back for Darnold, and getting some type of pass rush that they so desperately need.

While there are no great Offensive weapons to take at the top of this year’s draft, the talent in the trenches is actually quite ridiculous.

Ohio State’s Nick Bosa is widely regarded as this year’s top prospect and is expected to go number one overall to the Arizona Cardinals.

However, new Cardinals Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury had this to say about Murray last October while at Texas Tech.

Does this mean the Cardinals will take Murray? No, especially since they just drafted Josh Rosen in the first round last year.

What they could do though is trade down and let a Quarterback needy team, like the Giants, could snatch Murray or maybe Haskins with the top pick.

This would mean that the only thing standing in the way between the Jets and Bosa is the 49ers, who have taken a Defensive lineman in the first round 3 out of the last 4 years.

The 49ers could be in the same boat as the Cardinals in trading their pick to a QB needy team, as they’ll have Jimmy Garoppolo coming back this year from a September ACL tear that ended his 2018 season prematurely.

If the Jets do happen to miss on Bosa, they could still draft the likes of pass rushing stud Josh Allen out of Kentucky or Alabama’s Quinnen Williams, who won the award for best interior lineman in College Football this season.

Either way, the Jets will have plenty of options come April.

It’s crazy to think that one player can have this much of an impact on an entire draft.

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That’s just the Kyler Murray effect for you.