Jets GM moves up to grab RB Greene

Jets GM moves up to grab RB Greene

There are 3 comments on the Newsday story from Apr 26, 2009, titled Jets GM moves up to grab RB Greene. In it, Newsday reports that:

Trader Mike struck again. Quickly. Less than 24 hours after shaking up the first round of the NFL draft, Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum was at it right at the onset of Day 2. The Jets traded up with the Lions to grab Iowa's Shonn Greene, the 2008 Doak Walker award winner whom the Jets had ranked on their board as the draft's top back, with ...

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RoughRider70

Valhalla, NY

#1 Apr 27, 2009
No, I'm not predicting anything. I'm not saying that the Jets are going to win it all. But, in recent memory, this has to be the first draft I've seen in the last decade with the Jets really attacking the draft. Shonn Greene is a monster, let's hope we could get the thunder and lightning in the Jet's locker room.
Phil

Westwood, NJ

#2 Apr 27, 2009
Could this mean that the Jets won't have to pass on every 3rd and 1 anymore?!?! If this gives them a short-yardage running game, then it's the best pick of the draft. That has killed them offensively for the past several years.
jetset

Sherman Oaks, CA

#3 Apr 27, 2009
With the O-Line back we'll run the ball better than last season. Now we have the Bruiser (TJ), the Speedster (LW), and now the Vision (SG). I'm excited! Not too worried about WR, but concerned at blocking TE.

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