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My seven-round mock draft

Enough smoke screening. It's time to go on record with my predictions for the Jets. Before we get to their choices, here's I how see the 15 first picks:

1. Colts -- QB Andrew Luck; 2. Redskins -- QB Robert Griffin III, 3. Vikings -- OT Matt Kalil; 4. -- Browns -- WR Justin Blackmon; 5. Bucs -- RB Trent Richardson; 6. Rams -- CB Morris Claiborne, 7. Jaguars -- DT Fletcher Cox; 8. Dolphins -- QB Ryan Tannehill; 9. Panthers -- CB Stephon Gilmore; 10. Bills -- S Mark Barron; 11. Chiefs -- LB Luke Kuechly; 12. Seahawks -- WR Michael Floyd; 13. Cards -- OT Riley Reiff; 14. Cowboys -- DT Michael Brockers; 15. Eagles -- DE Chandler Jones.

The Jets' picks ...

Round 1 (16) -- OLB Melvin Ingram, South Carolina. They take Ingram over DE Quinton Couples.

Round 2 (47) -- WR Alshon Jeffery, South Carolina. Now the Jets will be the most popular team in South Carolina.

Round 3 (77) -- FS George Iloka, Boise State. The Jets love his size -- 6-foot-3, 225.

Round 5 (154) -- RB Robert Turbin, Utah State. This makes four running backs in four years.

Round 6 (187) -- OT Zebrie Sanders, Florida State. Unless the Jets still believe in Vlad Ducasse, they need a right tackle.

Round 6 (202) -- WR B.J. Cunningham, Michigan State. Another nice-sized (6-foot-1) target for Mark Sanchez.

Round 6 (203) -- CB Omar Bolden, Arizona State. Risky; missed senior year with ACL injury.

Round 7 (232) -- LB Brandon Marshall, Nevada. They need depth at ILB and on special teams.

Round 7 (242) -- DE Markus Kuhn, North Carolina State. Played in German Football League. Will add to the international flavor with Aussie rugby player Hayden Smith.

Round 7 (244) -- RB Jonas Gray, Notre Dame. Coming off knee injury, but has ability. A sleeper.