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tfydraft:NFL Draft Insider News & Notes (Non Cowboys Draft News)

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by cowboyjoe, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    23 Apr


    Draft week has finally arrived as the hard work of the past eleven months comes to fruition starting Thursday- on paper anyway. We will update this blog throughout the week with news prevalent to the NFL Draft as it comes in. Jets targeting a safety??


    April 23rd 2:15PM

    - Will the New York Jets select a safety early in the draft despite signing LaRon Landry in free agency? Our information is yes, as sources point out Landry was only given a one-year deal. So who is the team targeting?? Sources tell us the Jets safety board is in the following order: Mark Barron/Alabama, Harrison Smith/Notre Dame, Brandon Taylor/LSU, George Iloka/Boise State then Trent Robinson/Michigan State. Taylor is the one to watch, especially if he’s available in round three. Sources tell me competing coaches in the SEC have talked about Taylor in glowing terms and say there’s not as big a drop off between he and Mark Barron as some may think. We’ve been critical of Taylor’s cover skills but it was pointed out that he did see action at cornerback early in his career and may just need to be “coached up” on his ball skills.

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