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Could the New York Jets target Justin Fields if they do not land #1 pick? | Cool Your Jets 49

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Following another lackluster performance from Sam Darnold, the New York Jets need to begin considering every possibility at quarterback.

The Jets have concluded the first half of their 2020 season, and they have yet to find the win column.

After a predictable 35-9 blowout loss in western Missouri at the hands of the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs, the attention of the Jets world continues to focus more and more squarely on the 2021 NFL Draft.

With that in mind, the Cool Your Jets duo invited draft savant P.J. Clark of the Boom Or Bust draft podcast onto the show to break down some of the prospects that Jets fans should look out for on Saturdays over the next couple of months.

The main topic at hand is the quarterback position. Sam Darnold posted only 4.4 yards per attempt against the Chiefs and ranks last in the NFL by a wide margin with 5.5 yards per attempt this season. He has yet to do anything to show the Jets that he deserves another chance in 2021.

So, with a quarterback selection looking increasingly likely for the Jets, it’s time to start considering the options. Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence would be a no-brainer if the team earns the top overall selection. But what if the Jets somehow swipe a game or two and tumble out of the No. 1 spot?

That’s where Justin Fields comes in. The Ohio State product looks much-improved to begin his junior season. Is he good enough to warrant the Jets selecting him with the second or third overall pick if that is where they end up?

P.J., Ben Blessington, and Michael Nania break it all down. Plus, the gang discusses potential draft targets at each of the team’s positions of need and debates what Joe Douglas should do with the Seahawks’ first-round pick that he acquired in the Jamal Adams trade.

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