Update: Complete look at Jets draft selections

Update: Complete look at Jets draft selections
April 27, 2013, 6:15 pm
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FOXBORO -- A look at the Jets' dealings in the 2013 NFL draft.


Round 1 - No. 9: Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner
Round 1 - No. 13: Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson


Round 2 - No. 39: West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith

Round 3 - No. 71: Kent St. offensive guard Brian Winters


Round 5 - No. 141: Virginia offensive tackle Oday Aboushi

Round 6 - No. 178: Michigan defensive tackle William Campbell

Round 7 - No. 215: Wake Forest fullback Tommy Bohanon

Why have five quarterbacks on the roster when you can have six? Surely one will be able to play the position.

That seems to be the idea in Gotham. There was a collective eye-roll when new Jets GM said of taking rookie quarterback Geno Smith: "What this means for Mark Sanchez is competition, and Mark is open to that."

As if he has a choice.

Sanchez completed just 54.3-percent of his passes in 2012 for 2,883 yards and 12 touchdowns. His 66.9 quarterback rating was his worst since 2009. Smith, a 6-2, 218-pound signal caller, was the first West Virginia QB to pass for 10,000 yards. He could have a shot to start over Sanchez in New York.

Over Sanchez, over Tim Tebow, David Garrard, Greg McElroy, and Matt Simms.

Whoever the quarterback is, he'll now be handing the ball off to Chris Ivory. New York gave up a fourth round pick to bring in the frustrated Saints running back, who was averaging 5.1 yards per carry but got the ball just 40 times.

Rookie Tommy Bohanon, picked at No. 215, will try to earn a few snaps of his own. The 6-1, 246-pound fullback rushed just twice for a yard and a touchdown in 2012, but added 23 catches for 208 yards and five TDs.

A huge hole opened up on defense after Darrelle Revis, arguably the best cornerback in the league, was traded to Tampa Bay. Luckily for New York, this class of CBs included some impressive talent -- Desmond Trufant, Xavier Rhodes, Jamar Taylor.

Dee Milliner was the selection at No. 9 overall. Is he a top corner? Maybe the best. But he's also the only one who's had five surgeries before entering the NFL.

The need for an impact pass rusher was addressed with Sheldon Richardson. The 6-3, 294 pound tackle will likely step into the void left by Sione Pou'ha, who was waived as a cap casualty in March. Another big body was added in the sixth round with 6-4, 311-pound Michigan product William Campbell.

Kent State product Brian Winters was selected in the third round to ease the loss of starting guards Matt Slauson and Brandon Moore. The 6-4, 310-pound Winters played left tackle for the Golden Flashes, but is considered versatile enough to move in on the line.

Fifth-round selection Oday Aboushi (6-6, 308-pounds) is another one. His left tackle play at Virginia won't tie him down in the NFL as he could compete with Austin Howard for the right tackle spot or play guard.