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Jets 2024 Mock Draft Roundup: Consensus Gang Green goes OT, but which one?

With the 10th overall pick in this April's NFL Draft, the Jets are in a great position to grab an impact player for the 2024 season.

General manager Joe Douglas can look to draft players to boost the protection around 40-year-old quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who hopes to stay healthy this upcoming season. But he could also decide to grab a weapon in a very deep wide receiver draft.

Here's who the experts believe the Jets will select in their latest mock drafts...

Josh Edwards, CBS Sports

OT Olu Fashanu (Penn State)

The Titans, Jets and Patriots are the three teams most desperate for offensive tackle help. Tennessee has made its choice so that leaves New York with the next best option: Olu Fashanu. Fashanu has played left tackle for the Nittany Lions but the Jets may need upgrades at both spots.

Gennaro Filice, NFL.com

OT Joe Alt (Notre Dame)

The Rodgers replacements caught plenty of deserved flak for shoddy quarterback play last season, but to be fair, they weren’t given much of a chance by the porous offensive line. With Rodgers back under center, Douglas is thrilled to get his pick of a talented tackle litter here. The towering Alt feels like one of the cleanest prospect evals in this class.

Eric Froton, NBC Sports

TE Brock Bowers (Georgia)

When push comes to shove, I think the Jets opt to give Rogers a potentially game-changing weapon at TE to go with Garrett Wilson at WR and Breece Hall at RB. There is also heavy smoke that New York could opt to get Rodgers more protection heading into his sunset years and select one of the handful of upper-tier OT prospects. However, with Bowers set to potentially run a sub-4.5 40-yard dash at the combine, and the awe-inspiring highlights he’s accounted for since breaking out as a true freshman in the toughest conference in America, the Jets are going to have a hard time saying no to Bowers if he falls to them at No. 10.

Georgia tight end Brock Bowers (19) celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the second half of a NCAA college football game against Ole Miss.

Zack Rosenblatt, The Athletic

OT Taliese Fuaga (Oregon)

The Jets need at least two new starting offensive linemen, possibly three — and that includes at left tackle. It was tempting to take Bowers here, but the Jets don’t have the luxury of adding a tight end unless Douglas addresses all of the O-line needs in free agency. Fuaga is already an expert-level run blocker, and he was a standout at the Senior Bowl. He should be able to slot in as a starter right away and provide an improvement over what the Jets had in 2023.

Yahoo Sports Staff

OT JC Latham (Alabama)

The Jets still have a long way to go in terms of personnel if they want to make it to the Super Bowl. Keeping Rodgers upright is a good start. Latham should make that easier while blasting holes open in the run game.

Walter Cherepinsky, Walter Football

OT Olu Fashanu (Penn State)

The Jets desperately wanted a tackle in the 2023 NFL Draft, but all the players at the position went off the board before they picked. Fashanu looks like a franchise left tackle. He is a massive blocker with elite athleticism for the position.

Chris Trapasso, CBS Sports

OT Olu Fashanu (Penn State)

Home run selection for the Jets for the 2024 season with Rodgers as quarterback. Fashanu is young with All-Pro upside.