The 2016 NFL draft was one that changed the course of football history. Future polarizing figures and engineers of Super Bowl visits were taken with the first two picks (Jared Goff/Carson Wentz). Ezekiel Elliott and Derrick Henry taught us to appreciate the running back again.
Then there’s what happened to the New York Jets.
With the reported departure of Jordan Jenkins, Gang Green’s entire 2016 draft class has officially departed. Of that cursed group of seven, three are not on a current NFL roster and one has already left pros entirely.
Jet X looks back on the class and checks in on where they are now …
Round 1: LB Darron Lee, Ohio State
Then: Darron Lee was fresh off a dominant performance in Ohio State’s national championship trek, earning Defensive MVP honors in the College Football Playoff semifinal upset victory over Alabama.