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2015 NFL Mock Draft: With the Sixth Pick, The New York Jets Select...

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What happens when a duck and a jet collide? Oh...right. Yikes. The 2015 Battle Red Blog Mock Draft rolls on.

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All eyes turn toward WotanTX, who announces:

With the sixth pick in the 2015 BRB Mock Draft, the New York Jets select Marcus Mariota (QB--Oregon).

Jets, Jets, Jets…

This is a team truly mired in Quarterback Hell. Really, what else can you be in when the career of your most recent "franchise" QB is summed up in this one play?

The Jets have moved on from Mr. Buttfumble. Their current stable of quarterbacks consists of Geno Smith and Matt Simms, as well #HoboQB Ryan Fitzpatrick.

The "best" quarterback in this year’s class, Jameis Winston, is long gone. I put best in quotes because I am not really sure how good Winston will ultimately be. Personally, I have my doubts that he can put it together and be a true franchise QB. However, of the two quarterbacks expected to go in the first round, Winston is the one who is most likely to be able to start soon since he played in a pro-style offense.

Honestly, I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Jets stick with Smith a little longer, with Fitzpatrick as the backup and mentor. But I’m going to assume their new FO decides to cut ties sooner rather than later and move on to their own players.

Therefore, the New York Jets are selecting Marcus Mariota with their first-round pick this year. The only reason I make this move is because they have a viable stop-gap in Fitzpatrick, who can start this year and possibly another year or two, while Mariota learns how to be a NFL quarterback. I would absolutely not take Mariota without a good vet to put in front of him. I also would not have selected him first overall.

In my own estimation, I am probably reaching on Mariota a bit but, if he’s made it to me here, I shouldn’t tempt fate that he will make it to me on a trade back. This may well wind up being a bad decision in the long run, but I think it is a reasonable gamble for this franchise this year.

If Mariota makes it to number six, I don't see any way the Jets don't take him. In fact, there are rumors (*cough* PFT *cough*) that the Jets might even trade up for Marcus, so this pick seems incredibly likely should things play out like they have in this highly scientific BRB Mock Draft.

Like WotanTX, I'm not 100% sold on Mariota as an NFL QB...but I'm pretty close. He's certainly a safer bet than any of the other non-Winston QBs in this draft.

Thanks to WotanTX for getting the pick in early. DaJarBot is on the clock. Your pick is due by 7 PM CT tonight. Good luck.

Team
Reader
Player Drafted
Pos
School
1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers hlc1221 Jameis Winston QB FSU
2. Cleveland Browns (From Tennessee) Caprock High Football Leonard Williams DE/DT USC
3. Jacksonville Jaguars AFBuzz Vic Beasely OLB Clemson
4. Oakland Raiders HTown5 Amari Cooper WR Alabama
5. Washington Redskins BriceMcCainHOF Randy Gregory DE/LB Nebraska
6. New York Jets WotanTX Marcus Mariota QB Oregon
7. Chicago Bears DaJarBot
8. Atlanta Falcons grandmasteroz
9. New York Giants Coolbreeze3
10. St. Louis Rams El Torito
11 Minnesota Vikings Puma028
12. Tennessee Titans (From Cleveland) Huggy The Bear
13. New Orleans Saints UTBawse23
14. Miami Dolphins Bleyd
15. San Francisco 49ers fredy05
16. Houston Texans BRB Masthead
17. San Diego Chargers traviscogg
18. Kansas City Chiefs Zach_The_Gamecock
19.Tennessee Titans (From Cleveland via Buffalo) Huggy The Bear
20. Philadelphia Eagles gm.in.waiting
21. Cincinnati Bengals Free Range
22. Pittsburgh Steelers bigralph
23. Detroit Lions BostonianToro
24. Arizona Cardinals bt20
25. Carolina Panthers TexanStro
26. Baltimore Ravens Three and Out
27. Dallas Cowboys Roll.Texans.Roll
28. Denver Broncos BNew417
29. Indianapolis Colts Schaubshank Redemption
30. Green Bay Packers FeedEmToTheWolves8099
31. New Orleans Saints (From Seattle) UTBawse23
32. New England Patriots MD.Texan

TIMING FOR SUBMITTING REMAINING PICKS

Team
Reader
Pick Due By...
7. Chicago Bears DaJarBot 4/8 @7 p.m.
8. Atlanta Falcons grandmasteroz 4/9 @Noon
9. New York Giants Coolbreeze3 4/9 @7 p.m.
10. St. Louis Rams El Torito 4/10 @Noon
11 Minnesota Vikings Puma028 4/10 @7 p.m.
12. Tennessee Titans (From Cleveland) Huggy The Bear 4/11 @Noon
13. New Orleans Saints UTBawse23 4/11 @7 p.m.
14. Miami Dolphins Bleyd 4/12 @Noon
15. San Francisco 49ers fredy05 4/12 @7 p.m.
16. Houston Texans BRB Masthead 4/13 @Noon
17. San Diego Chargers traviscogg 4/13 @7 p.m.
18. Kansas City Chiefs Zach_The_Gamecock 4/14 @Noon
19.Tennessee Titans (From Cleveland via Buffalo) Huggy The Bear 4/14 @7 p.m.
20. Philadelphia Eagles gm.in.waiting 4/15 @Noon
21. Cincinnati Bengals Free Range 4/15 @7 p.m.
22. Pittsburgh Steelers bigralph 4/16 @Noon
23. Detroit Lions BostonianToro 4/16 @7 p.m.
24. Arizona Cardinals bt20 4/17 @Noon
25. Carolina Panthers TexanStro 4/17 @7 p.m.
26. Baltimore Ravens Three and Out 4/18 @Noon
27. Dallas Cowboys Roll.Texans.Roll 4/18 @7 p.m.
28. Denver Broncos BNew417 4/19 @Noon
29. Indianapolis Colts Schaubshank Redemption 4/19 @7 p.m.
30. Green Bay Packers FeedEmToTheWolves8099 4/20 @Noon
31. New Orleans Saints (From Seattle) UTBawse23 4/20 @7 p.m.
32. New England Patriots MD.Texan 4/21 @Noon