AFC Notes: Jaguars, Jets, Ravens



  • According to Ralph Vacchiano, the Jets were expected to be “big players” in the edge rusher market before the Lions and Cowboys franchised Ziggy Ansah and Demarcus Lawrence respectively.
  • Other players the Jets would like to re-sign at the right price, according to Vacchiano, include LB Demario Davis, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, and C Wesley Johnson.
    The Jets would reportedly like to re-sign CB Morris Claiborne, but only at the right price. Vacchiano adds that Claiborne will likely have several suitors.
  • Sources have told Vacchiano that Trumaine Johnson and Malcolm Butler are both worth watching for the Jets at cornerback.
  • Vacchiano writes that the Jets do not appear to have much interest in Case Keenum or Sam Bradford as of now and it’s possible that their fallback option could be to pair Josh McCown with a quarterback prospect they take at No. 6 overall.
  • Another option could be to re-sign McCown and add Teddy Bridgewater in free agency.
  • If the Jets are able to sign QB Kirk Cousins, Manish Mehta writes that New York using the No. 6 overall pick on Notre Dame G Quinton Nelson can’t be ruled out.


  • Jeff Zrebiec writes that he isn’t sure there’s an offensive lineman worth taking for the Ravens in the first-round, unless Notre Dame G Quenton Nelson surprisingly drops to them.
  • Zrebiec also isn’t convinced that Alabama WR Calvin Ridley is a no-brainer pick for Baltimore anymore.
  • Instead, Zrebiec wonders if a defensive player such as Tremaine Edmunds, Roquan Smith or Derwin James could end up being the best move for the Ravens.
  • Zrebiec believes there’s too much running back talent this year to not take a shot on one in the middle rounds of the draft.
  • Regarding Ravens free agent C Ryan Jensen, Zrebiec hears that he should have a solid market in the coming weeks and he isn’t ruling out a return, even though it will likely be pricey to keep him.
  • Zrebiec’s gut feeling is that the Ravens re-sign converted OL Crockett Gillmore.

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