Rising corner could be tempting for Jets at 23 Dan Leberfeld

The Jets have a need at this position, so this rising player could interest them at 23.

Talking about Northwestern cornerback Greg Newsome, who helped his stock with a strong performance at the Wildcats’ pro day on Tuesday.

“I’ve had Greg Newsome from Northwestern as my 31st player.,” said NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah on Tuesday. “He just ran 4.31 according to a GM that just texted me from that pro day. So he’s not going to be there in second round. He is probably going to end up going in the 20s when it’s all said and done. But he is a really good football player.”

Well that GM might have embellished the 40 time a little. According to other scouts there, Newsome’s times were¬†4.38 and 4.39, but that is still very good.

So he could be on the radar for the Jets at 23, along with other corners like South Carolina’s Jaycee Horn and Georgia’s Tyson Campbell.

The bottom line is the Jets need to add a corner in the first few rounds.  There is no way around.


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