In what might be the biggest shocker of the first round, New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum refrained from getting in on all the trades and stayed put, taking Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson with their originally assigned 29th pick.
Why the Jets took him: As Bill Belichick showed when the New England Patriots selected Devin McCourty with the 27th pick, cornerbacks are a precious commodity, and Jets coach Rex Ryan values them more than most.
Where Wilson fits: Looks like he'll see most of his action at nickel back because the Jets have potentially the NFL's best starting cornerback duo in Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie. Last year's nickel, Donald Strickland, was cast adrift in free agency.
Scouts Inc. says: Makes a quick transition out of back-pedal. Breaks on the ball extremely well and closes quickly when receivers make a catch in front of him. However, lacks elite recovery speed and struggles to recover when gets caught in a trail position. ... Displays good short-term memory loss and can bounce back after getting beaten. Shows good anticipation of routes in zone coverage. Does a nice job of mid-pointing the high-low route concepts working near the sideline. However, needs to do a better job of getting head turned around in time to locate the ball.