In Sports Illutrated's latest 2012 NFL Mock Draft, Peter King projects the New York Jets to use the No. 16 pick on Dontari Poe, a defensive tackle from Memphis.
Rex Ryan's gleeful. Deep down he knows Poe has a chance to be another Haloti Ngata, a freakishly talented interior force against the run and pass. But Poe isn't known for being freakishly productive -- five sacks in three years at Memphis -- and Ryan and coordinator Mike Pettine will have their work cut out to make him a top NFL starter.
The National Football Post views Poe as a high-risk, high-reward project. His ceiling is high because he's a monstrous 350-pounder with a world of strength and quicker feet than such a large human being should possess. But Poe hasn't been able to produce at a level equivalent to his skill set, and his development will hinder on how well he responds to NFL coaching.
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