The NFL released the full seven-round order for the 2011 draft late Thursday. It holds no surprises for the Jets, who have six selections.
The Green & White currently sit at No. 30 overall, a position similar to their 29th spot last year due to reaching the AFC Championship Game two consecutive years.
The Jets have their own selections in Rounds 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6. They will be alternating between 30 and 29 in each round with the Bears, the NFC Championship Game losers.
They also have the fifth pick of Round 7, 208th overall, from the Cardinals in last year’s trade for S Kerry Rhodes. They don’t have their picks in Round 2, which went to San Diego in the Antonio Cromartie trade, and Round 7, which went to Detroit (and has since been traded to San Francisco) to finish the trade for QB Kevin O’Connell.
The number of selections could always change, needless to say. If GM Mike Tannenbaum and the Jets spend their six picks, it would be the most in one draft since 2008. In ’09 the Jets had three choices and last year they had four. The last time they had more selections in one draft was 2006, when they had 10 choices, some of which brought in D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Nick Mangold, Kellen Clemens, Eric Smith, Brad Smith, Leon Washington and Drew Coleman.
The Jets’ selections:
Round 1 — 30th overall (own selection)
Round 2 — 61st (to SD in Antonio Cromartie trade)
Round 3 — 94th (own)
Round 4 —126th (own)
Round 5 —161st (own)
Round 6 —194th (own)
Round 7 — 208th (from ARZ in Kerry Rhodes trade)
Round 7 — 231st (own, to DET in Kevin O’Connell trade, then to SF)
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