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NY Jets draft countdown: The greatest 117th overall picks of all time

The New York Jets are set to come to Las Vegas’ NFL Draft podium nine times between April 28 and 30. In celebration and anticipation, Jets X-Factor looks back at the finest names chosen in their respective current slots.

Our countdown to Vegas continues with the 117th overall pick, which was obtained from the Minnesota Vikings in a trade involving Chris Herndon.

The Oilers drafted Steve Largent in 1976 and then traded him a few months later to the Seahawks for a 1977 8th round pick. Oops.

1976: WR Steve Largent, Houston

Had the 24/7 news cycle and Twitter existed during Steve Largent’s heyday, the Tulsa alum might’ve gone down as one of football’s earliest men to wear the “GOAT” label.