2016 NFL Mock Draft: Big boys dominate first round

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Oct 17, 2015; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Leonard Floyd (84) chases Missouri Tigers quarterback Drew Lock (3) during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated Missouri 9-6. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 17, 2015; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Leonard Floyd (84) chases Missouri Tigers quarterback Drew Lock (3) during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated Missouri 9-6. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports /
  1. New York Jets

 Leonard Floyd – LB – Georgia

Hard to believe that the Jets won’t draft a quarterback here but Ryan Fitzpatrick did enough to allow the Jets to continue that direction for at least another round or two before drafting a prospect to groom. Defensively the Jets are very good but if there is a weakness it’s the linebacker group. Interior backer David Harris is getting old and his play has started to fall off.

The team needs to get faster on the defensive side of the ball and while they need to get some help on the offensive line, linebacker seems to be the early priority for the team. The Jets are likely going to restructure some of the contracts on the offensive line, most specifically D’Brickashaw Ferguson who has a big cap hit in 2016.

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