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Monday, April 20th, 2009

Jets should draft Tyson

Jets Rumors & News

The New York Jets should draft LSU DE Tyson Jackson if he still on the board at pick 17. He is considered the best 3-4 end in this weekend’s draft and would provide the Jets aging defensive line an upgrade.  Currently on the roster at the position is starter Shaun Ellis who will be turning 32 years old before the  09 season. Ellis a ten-year veteran had just one sack in the team’s final eight games. Keynon Coleman is 30 years old and at best is a serviceable starter. The Jets signed former Raven DE Marques Coleman who will be a should be a backup for the team. 

Jackson started his last 40 games games and earned second-team All-SEC this past season. He anchored a line that was 17th in the nation against the run and tallied 10.5 tackles for a loss. The 6’4″ 296 pound end ran a 4.95 40 which is considered slow at his position. However, his style of play is constructed around his size and power. He is not …

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