When the New York Jets were in the process of completing the Tim Tebow trade, cornerback Antonio Cromartie tweeted his displeasure, stating that the Jets should be more concerned with surrounding Mark Sanchez with weapons.
And that could be the team's thought process in the 2012 NFL Draft.
In Don Banks' latest 2012 NFL Mock Draft, the Sports Illustrated analyst predicts the Jets will focus on giving Sanchez more talent with which to work, picking the Jets use the No. 16 selection on Michael Floyd, a 6-foot-3, 224-pound wide receiver from Notre Dame.
The Jets and Alabama safety Mark Barron are a pairing you hear a lot, and even with New York's signing of free agent safety LaRon Landry, you can't discount Barron. But we know how the Jets love to make a splash with their skill-player acquisitions, and Floyd is rated just slightly behind Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon in the estimation of many scouts.
Big and powerful, Floyd displayed NFL-ready speed when he completed a 4.42-second 40-yard dash at the 2012 NFL Combine.
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