The New York Jets are a mess right now. They don't have much on offense, and while they have a couple talented players on defense, injuries and inconsistent play really slowed the unit down in 2012. Now, with the No. 9 overall pick at the upcoming NFL Draft, the Jets could be looking to add an elite pass rusher.
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Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU: The Jets need a lot of help in several areas, mostly on offense, including the quarterback position. But the Jets have struggled to put pressure on the opponents' backfield and Mingo is an ideal fit to stand up as an edge rusher in a 3-4 scheme.
Many scouts still consider Mingo's pass rushing skills to be raw, and he likely won't be a huge contributor right out of the gate as he learns the ropes of the NFL. This being said, his upside is as high as any defensive player in the draft, and it seems he is a lock for the first half of the first round.