Jets take quarterback Christian Hackenberg 51st overall
The New York Jets selected former Penn State signal caller Christian Hackenberg with the No. 51 overall pick of the 2016 NFL draft.
Man, the Jets' quarterback room is getting weird and full with Geno Smith, Bryce Petty, Hackenberg and (probably) Ryan Fitzpatrick. A former top recruit, Hackenberg excelled as a freshman with Bill O'Brien calling plays, but he regressed over his final two season. At 6-foot-4, 223 pounds, he has ideal size and arm strength, but his play was shaky, at best, this past season.
If the Jets keep taking quarterbacks, they'll eventually hit on one. They are unlikely to rush Hackenberg onto the field, even if Fitzpatrick doesn't want to return as a placeholder. Outside of Denver, Fitzpatrick doesn't have a ton of options in terms of places he could go and have the job all to himself. Fitzpatrick played well under center as the starter for the Jets in 2015. Among passers with at least 100 drop backs, he ranked 13th in Passing Net Expected Points per drop back.
- Colts' T.Y. Hilton (calf) limited participant on Friday December 13th, 2019
- Saints' Jared Cook (concussion) fully practices Friday December 13th, 2019
- Kansas City's Damien Williams (ribs, illness) questionable for Week 15's game against Denver December 13th, 2019
- Houston's Will Fuller (hamstring) questionable for Week 15's divisional matchup against Titans December 13th, 2019
- Packers' Jimmy Graham (wrist, groin) questionable for Week 15 December 13th, 2019
- Steelers' Vance McDonald (concussion) ruled out for Week 15's game against Buffalo December 13th, 2019
- Jamison Crowder scores 2 touchdowns for Jets December 13th, 2019
- Le'Veon Bell rushes for season-high 87 yards in Jets' loss December 13th, 2019
- Sam Darnold does fine in Jets' loss December 13th, 2019
- Jets' Demaryius Thomas (hamstring, knee) out for Week 15 December 12th, 2019
- Jets put Ryan Griffin (ankle) on injured reserve December 12th, 2019
- Jets' Ryan Griffin (ankle) will not play in Week 15's matchup against Baltimore December 11th, 2019