2. Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars
It is hard to believe that a former top-three pick from the 2014 NFL Draft is actually on the block, but there’s a lot of talk around the league that he could be had and it may not cost as much as you’d think.
What do the Jets have to lose?
Whether Blake Bortles stays or goes will mostly depend on who is the next coach of the Jaguars. Almost inevitably, he progressed statistically in 2016 as the beneficiary of a favorable system and opportune situations.
The cost could be a mid-round pick and if that’s all they have to give, they should relent it. He’s got a rocket arm, even if it does produce an awkward delivery, and he’s ultra-talented.
For a guy who nearly threw back-to-back 4,000-yard-seasons, it’s hard to believe he could be available. If he could be had, the Jets would be crazy not to pursue it.