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In this still image from video provided by the NFL, New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas, seated, works during the second round of the NFL football draft, Friday, April 24, 2020. (NFL via AP)

Jets fill some big needs in Joe Douglas' first draft as GM

Apr. 25, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Douglas and the New York Jets entered the NFL draft looking for protectors, playmakers and leaders. Check. Check. And, check. The Jets filled several needs over three days, taking nine players they envision being part of the franchise's foundation. “I feel like we added a lot of...

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, Baylor's wide receiver Denzel Mims, left, pulls down the game winning touchdown over Oklahoma State's cornerback A.J. Green, right, in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Mims is a possible pick in the NFL Draft which runs Thursday, April 23, 2020 thru Saturday, April 25. (Michael Bancale/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP, File)

Jets trade down, take Baylor WR Denzel Mims in 2nd round

Apr. 25, 2020 1:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets got Adam Gase and Sam Darnold a much-needed playmaker on offense, even after trading down in the second round of the draft. Baylor wide receiver Denzel Mims was the Jets' pick at No. 59 after they originally had the 48th overall selection. New York decided to move down 11...

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa passes against Texas A&M during the second half of an NCAA college football game in College Station, Texas.  (AP Photo/Sam Craft, File)

Virus costly to draft prospects needing face time with teams

Apr. 10, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

The NFL's shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic is denying teams the opportunity to get face time with draft prospects who have been injured, have checkered pasts or are under the radar. Those players are at risk of being selected lower in the draft than they would be in a normal year....