Jets Post-Combine 7-Round Mock Draft: O-Line Gets Huge Boost

The New York Jets have a make or break NFL Draft approaching as the team needs to build around Aaron Rodgers in what may be his final season in football

Feb 28, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas speaks at a press
Feb 28, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas speaks at a press / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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187th Overall Pick - Zion Tupuola-Fetui - Edge Rush

Nov 4, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA;  Washington Huskies defensive end Zion Tupuola-Fetui (4)
Nov 4, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Washington Huskies defensive end Zion Tupuola-Fetui (4) / Jonathan Hui-USA TODAY Sports

If the Jets lose Bryce Huff in free agency, they'll certainly look to add an edge rusher at some point in the draft. The team could look at adding Washington EDGE Zion Tupuola-Fetui.

He has all of the physical traits to become a dominant edge rusher in the NFL, especially in a loaded Jets defense. If Tupuola-Fetui was able to participate in the NFL Combine, he likely would've seen a jump in his draft stock with his athleticism.

253rd Overall Pick - Kendall Milton - Running Back

Dec 30, 2023; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs running back Kendall Milton (2) reacts after
Dec 30, 2023; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs running back Kendall Milton (2) reacts after / Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports

The Jets desperately tried to find a running back who could spell Breece Hall with Dalvin Cook, Izzy Abanikanda, and Michael Carter all previously failing at the task. Here the Jets add Kendall Milton, who's shown the ability to be a workhorse in the NFL while not racking up all of the hits associated with it.

In 2023, as the feature back, Milton rushed for 790 yards and 14 touchdowns on just 121 carries.

The area of concern with Milton would be his involvement in the receiving game, catching just 12 passes in four seasons at Georgia. Milton's best area is running between the tackles where he can be used to spell Breece Hall preventing future injuries.

At 6'2 and 220 pounds, Milton has the frame to become a dominant rusher between the tackles.