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5 Major Takeaways From New York Jets’ Pre-Draft Conference Call

5 Major Takeaways From New York Jets' Pre-Draft Conference Call

5 Major Takeaways From New York Jet's Pre-Draft Conference Call
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The New York Jets held their pre-draft conference call with local media reporters to talk about the team going into the 2014 NFL Draft. Take a look at five major takeaways from this conference call.

5. Geno Smith's Job

5. Geno Smith's Job To Lose
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5. Geno Smith's Job

5. Geno Smith's Job To Lose
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Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said that come training camp time, they would like QB Geno Smith to emerge as their starter. The plan is to have QB Michael Vick groom and develop him. Smith will get the majority of first-team reps with Vick watching in the shadows.

4. Chris Ivory & Chris Johnson Spell Double Trouble

4. Chris Ivory & Chris Johnson Spell Double Trouble
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4. Chris Ivory & Chris Johnson Spell Double Trouble

4. Chris Ivory & Chris Johnson Spell Double Trouble
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The Jets will once again return to a ground-and-pound style of offense. Thanks largely to the signing of RB Chris Johnson, the Jets predict both him and RB Chris Ivory to catapult the Jets to the top three in the NFL in running the football.

3. Dee Milliner Should Build Upon Last Season

3. Dee Milliner Projected To Build Upon Last Season
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3. Dee Milliner Should Build Upon Last Season

3. Dee Milliner Projected To Build Upon Last Season
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CB Dee Milliner is expected to build upon the strong end he had last season and become a more consistent player this year. The Jets believe he will become a true shutdown corner in his sophomore year.

2. Jacoby Ford Placed in Key Special Teams Role

2. Jacoby Ford Placed in Key Special Teams Role
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2. Jacoby Ford Placed in Key Special Teams Role

2. Jacoby Ford Placed in Key Special Teams Role
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Special teams coach Thomas McGaughey is excited to have a player like Jacoby Ford in the mix. Ford is extremely good at punt/kickoff returns and will help boost production in this key area.

1. WR Odell Beckham Jr. To Be Drafted in First Round?

1. Confirmation of drafting WR Odell Beckham Jr. in First Round?
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1. WR Odell Beckham Jr. To Be Drafted in First Round?

1. Confirmation of drafting WR Odell Beckham Jr. in First Round?
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When McGaughey was asked what he thought about LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and his draft stock, he was very enthusiastic. He did also reiterate that he is keeping all of his thoughts on the 2014 NFL Draft to himself.

Luis Tirado Jr. is a New York Jets writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google