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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Second-Round Options For the New York Jets

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5 Second Round Options For the New York Jets

Roger Goodell, Geno Smith, and Wayne Chrebet
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In one of the deepest drafts in recent memory, the New York Jets will have an opportunity to grab first-round talent in the second round. Let's take a look at some of their options in round two.

5. Austin Sefarian-Jenkins

Austin Sefarian-Jenkins
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5. Austin Sefarian Jenkins

Austin Sefarian-Jenkins
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He doesn't have the numbers that Jace Amaro put up last year, or the athleticism of Eric Ebron, but Austin Sefarian-Jenkins is a physical, big-bodied, every-down tight end with some of the surest hands in the draft. With Amaro and Ebron likely off the board by the 2nd round, Jenkins is likely the next TE on the Jets' wishlist. He's exactly the type of big, red zone target Geno Smith needs -- plus, his name is fun to say. Austin Sefarian-Jenkins.

4. Kelvin Benjamin

Kelvin Benjamin
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4. Kelvin Benjamin

Kelvin Benjamin
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In any other draft, Kelvin Benjamin would be a surefire first-round pick, but with the talent pool so deep at receiver in 2014, Benjamin could be relegated to second-round status. If he fell to them, the Jets would surely jump at the chance to grab the dynamic 6-foot-5, 240-pound play-maker to further expand their offensive repertoire. That's a big 'if', though.

3. Kyle Van Noy

Kyle Van Noy
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3. Kyle Van Noy

Kyle Van Noy
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This isn't a flashy pick, but selecting Kyle Van Noy in round two would fill an obvious need at OLB. He's a jack-of-all-trades type who doesn't do anything great, but he does everything well. He can rush off the edge, take on blockers when he needs to and is effective in coverage. The Jets have reached in the second round before (looking at you, Stephen Hill), so if they're wanting a safe pick at No. 49 overall, Van Noy could be their guy.

2. Keith McGill

Keith McGill
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2. Keith McGill

Keith McGill
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Standing at 6-foot-3, 211-pounds, Keith McGill has the size, speed and experience in man-to-man coverage that will surely get Rex's attention. There are some holes in McGill's game, but given the their desperate need for a starting corner, the Jets might reach here. Depending on how the first round shakes out and if the Jets decide to address the offense with their first pick, McGill might be the best CB available at No. 18 in the second round.

1. Donte Moncrief

Donte Moncrief
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1. Donte Moncrief

Donte Moncrief
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Donte Moncrief is another example of a WR with first-round talent who that could fall to the second round. He's big with deceptive speed and excellent athleticism who loves to throw blocks downfield in the run game. His numbers weren't eye-popping, but Ole Miss has struggled with inconsistent QB play and Moncrief had been competing for looks with SEC Freshman of the Year Laquon Treadwell. Grabbing Moncrief late in round two could be a steal.