• Grades for Jets’ 2020 NFL Draft picks: Joe Douglas took risks

    Grades for Jets’ 2020 NFL Draft picks: Joe Douglas took risks

    Joe Douglas could have looked at the Jets’ disastrous NFL draft track record and played it safe to break from his predecessors. He didn’t. In his first draft as general manager, Douglas filled starting holes, helped his quarterback and still swung for the fences. The Post graded every pick: A higher grade at a lower …
  • Jets’ Joe Douglas didn’t get Sam Darnold enough weapons

    Jets’ Joe Douglas didn’t get Sam Darnold enough weapons

    So, how do you think they did? There’s little doubt that Joe Douglas, conducting his first NFL draft as a general manager, made the Jets better over the past three days. He targeted one of the top collegiate tackles and he pounced on Louisville’s Mekhi Becton with the 11th-overall pick in the first round Thursday …
  • Joe Douglas shows adaptability in first draft as Jets’ GM

    Joe Douglas shows adaptability in first draft as Jets’ GM

    The first Jets draft of the Joe Douglas era is in the books. How did he do? We’ll tell you in three years. It is impossible to know how these draft picks will pan out, but you can evaluate on logic, and Douglas made some moves that were clearly smart and a couple that raised …
  • Joe Douglas shows Jets fans he can work some NFL Draft magic

    Joe Douglas shows Jets fans he can work some NFL Draft magic

    There, of course, is still work to be done. But the early returns on Jets general manager Joe Douglas, through the first two nights of the 2020 NFL Draft (his first as a GM), cannot be graded as anything but positive. Douglas went chalk in Thursday night’s first round, securing the tackle he had targeted …