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New York Jets 2022 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 1.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2022 NFL Draft, we will update our New York Jets Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the New York Jets from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

For a more inclusive lists of mock drafts for the New York Jets, check out our New York Jets Mock Draft Database.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Jets:

EDSFootball - Hanson (5/10)

5. Kyle Hamilton, S, Notre Dame

No safeties were drafted in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, but Hamilton will hear his named called early in 2022 and potentially inside the top-five picks. Leading Notre Dame in tackles last season, Hamilton has tremendous size and length (6-4, 219) at safety with the versatility to impact the game in a variety of ways.

20. Jalen Wydermyer, TE, Texas A&M

After selecting Zach Wilson second overall in the 2021 draft, the Jets used their next several draft picks -- guard Alijah Vera-Tucker, receiver Elijah Moore and running back Michael Carter -- to put more pieces around their young quarterback. With Chris Herndon entering the final year of his contract and a wild card at tight end, Joe Douglas adds an upgrade with the consensus top tight end in the upcoming draft. Wydermyer has 78 catches for 953 yards and 12 touchdowns over his first two seasons.

Touchdown Wire - Schofield (5/7)

6. Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida

Derek Stingley Jr. is widely expected to be the first cornerback taken in the next draft, but the title of CB2 is something of a debate at the moment. A player that could propel himself into that spot -- and into the top of the 2022 NFL draft -- is Florida cornerback Kaiir Elam. Elam was named to the All-SEC First-Team by the conference's coaches, and notched two interceptions last season. With another great campaign he could fly up boards in the fall.

19. Jalen Wydermyer, TE, Texas A&M

The New York Jets are now on the clock again, thanks to the Jamal Adams trade. Having addressed a number of different positions over the first two rounds of the 2021 NFL draft -- and having added cornerback Kaiir Elam earlier in this scenario -- they turn to the tight end position.

Jalen Wydermyer has caught 78 passes for 953 yards and 12 touchdowns over the past two seasons, and in just ten games a year ago he caught 46 passes for 506 yards and six touchdowns. He was names a Second-Team All-SEC performer last season, as well as a finalist for the John Mackey Award, given to the best tight end in the nation. As the football world starts to look for the "next Kyle Pitts," Wydermyer is a name to watch.

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2021 NFL Power Rankings: New York Jets

Throughout the 2021 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the New York Jets rank in terms of average, best and worst:

Below you will find a post-draft roundup for the Jets in our consensus 2021 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 28

Player who benefited most from draft: QB Zach Wilson

After drafting Wilson with the No. 2 overall pick, the Jets actually gave him some help by following up with three consecutive picks on offense -- guard Alijah Vera-Tucker, wide receiver Elijah Moore and running back Michael Carter. The previous time they opened a draft with four straight choices on offense was 1983. This is a departure from how the Jets built around Wilson's predecessor, Sam Darnold. Wilson already has struck up a friendship with Moore, who figures to play immediately. Vera-Tucker projects as a Day 1 starter at left guard and Carter could work his way into playing time in a backfield that lacks a true RB1. Call this draft "Wilson & Friends." -- Rich Cimini

NFL.com -- Rank: 27

The Jets opted for a reboot of the quarterback position, and the future of the organization now hangs on whether BYU wunderkind Zach Wilson can be a star. Three years ago, New York drafted Sam Darnold third overall, then failed the USC star by failing to build a team around him. GM Joe Douglas appears intent on not repeating that history. After selecting Wilson, the Jets traded up to the middle of the first round to land guard Alijah Vera-Tucker. With the 34th overall pick, Douglas selected Elijah Moore, a shifty wideout with star potential. In the fourth round, New York snagged a versatile RB with fine pass-catching skills in Michael Carter. Add in improved coaching, and Wilson is in a better place now than Darnold was at any point in his Jets tenure.

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New York Jets: 2021 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Jets in 2021.

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WeekDateOpponentTime / Tickets
Week 1Sun., Sept. 12at Carolina Panthers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 2Sun., Sept. 19vs. New England Patriots1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 3Sun., Sept. 26at Denver Broncos4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 4Sun., Oct. 3vs. Tennessee Titans1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 5Sun., Oct. 10at Atlanta Falcons1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 6BYE
Week 7Sun., Oct. 24at New England Patriots1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 8Sun., Oct. 31vs. Cincinnati Bengals1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 9Thu., Nov. 4at Indianapolis Colts8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 10Sun., Nov. 14vs. Buffalo Bills1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 11Sun., Nov. 21vs. Miami Dolphins1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 12Sun., Nov. 28at Houston Texans1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 13Sun., Dec. 5vs. Philadelphia Eagles1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 14Sun., Dec. 12vs. New Orleans Saints1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 15Sun., Dec. 19at Miami DolphinsTBD / Tickets
Week 16Sun., Dec. 26vs. Jacksonville Jaguars1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 17Sun., Jan. 2vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 18Sun., Jan. 9at Buffalo Bills1:00 PM / Tickets

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New York Jets - 2021 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2021 NFL Draft picks selected by the New York Jets.

12Zach WilsonQBBYU
114Alijah Vera-TuckerGUSC
234Elijah MooreWRMississippi
4107Michael CarterRBNorth Carolina
5146Jamien SherwoodSAuburn
5154Michael Carter IICBDuke
5175Jason PinnockCBPittsburgh
6186Hamsah NasirildeenSFlorida State
6200Brandin EcholsCBKentucky
6207Ulysees GilbertLBAkron

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New York Jets Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2021 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

Le'Veon Bell Average Draft Position

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