New York Jets Top NFL Draft Needs Following Ryan Clady Trade

5. Cornerback 

The New York Jets went on a free agency spending spree at this position last offseason when they signed Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie and Buster Skrine. But Cromartie has already been cut after just one season back in the Big Apple, Revis didn’t look like the Revis Island of old, and Skrine is best utilized as a slot corner.

Marcus Williams stood out last season and led the team with six interceptions, but it’s uncertain whether the third-year corner is a capable starter. The Jets also have youngsters Dee Milliner and Dex McDougle, but both are extremely injury prone.

Clemson’s Mackensie Alexander or Ohio State’s Eli Apple could be on the board when the Jets pick. Don’t be surprised if Maccagnan decides to bolster the secondary in the first round.

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