New York Jets Come out of 2010 NFL Draft a Better Team

April 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since 1969, there have been very few opportunities for New York Jets fans to smile. 
Especially considering it's the weekend of the draft.
Marty Lyons, Lam Jones, Ron Faurot, Roger Vick, Blair Thomas, Kyle Brady, and DeWayne Robertson.
These are just a few of the names that have haunted Jets fans for the last 30 years. The draft has often been a time of boos, sarcastic laughs, and questioning of authority for Jets fans. When you take DeWayne Robertson over Kevin Williams, a fan surely has the right to be mad at the GM. 
But the Jets fan doesn't have to be mad this year. Or for that matter, any of the last five years.
Let me come out and say that Mike Tannenbaum is one of the best general managers in the NFL. He has assembled an excellent team since 2006, and even though the Jets have made some very productive free agent signings, the core of the team has been built around the draft.
Names like Nick Mangold, D'Brickishaw Ferguson, Eric Smith, Brad...

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