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Jets mailbag, part II: Examining quarterbacks and potential trades

As promised, another batch of questions on the New York Jets:

@RichCimini: The Jets have done a lot of work on Garrett Grayson, Bryce Petty and Brett Hundley. I'd give the edge to Grayson because he has experience in a pro-style offense. He has a little bit of a hitch in his delivery, slowing down his release, but he also has some positive traits. Hundley is a lot like Geno Smith -- some real good physical attributes, but his feel for the position is questionable. Petty has a strong arm and good intangibles, but he played in a spread offense and will need a lot of time to develop. I haven't heard any Jets-Sean Mannion buzz, so I'd be surprised. Bottom line: We're not talking about any sure-fire future starters here. If they can't get Marcus Mariota, it comes a roll of the dice. @RichCimini: Yes, I think the Jets are open to moving down in the first round. In his pre-draft news conference, GM Mike Maccagnan expressed his preference for accumulating extra picks. Of course, he could be playing poker, so who knows? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been getting calls about Mike Glennon because everyone assumes they will draft Jameis Winston, but I'm not so sure that would mean Glennon is a goner. Right now, he's the only quarterback on their roster. Someone has to be a backup, right? If Glennon is on the trading block, the Jets would have to ask themselves: Is he better than what we already have? I think he'd be worth exploring, depending on the price. He put up decent numbers with no running game and a shaky offensive line. @RichCimini: This is an interesting question because the Jets have a handful of tradeable commodities. By tradeable, I mean players whose contract and/or value could make them attractive to another team. Players entering contract years are Chris Ivory, Damon Harrison and Demario Davis, all of whom are proven starters. If healthy, Dee Milliner could attract a little interest, but it wouldn't make sense to deal him because they'd receive only a pennies-on-the-dollar return on their initial investment. Obviously, Muhammad Wilkerson would generate a lot of interest, but it would be lunacy to trade a cornerstone player. @RichCimini: Obviously, it all depends on what happens with the first five picks. Brandon Scherff is widely regarded as the best offensive lineman in the draft, but I question whether he'd be a good value at six. Many teams see him as a guard, not a tackle -- and especially not a left tackle, his college position. To me, it's a reach to draft a guard with the sixth pick. If you're going to take a lineman that high, make it a tackle. The top tackles are Ereck Flowers and Andrus Peat, both of whom visited the Jets. They, too, played left tackle in college, but they could probably play right tackle, especially Flowers. He played there early in his career. But I'm not sure either one is worth the sixth pick. @RichCimini: Totally. Let's not put Todd Bowles in the Eric Mangini category, meaning a no-nonsense dictator, but he clearly wants to run a more buttoned-up program than Rex Ryan. So, yes, the players will experience a transition period. The Buffalo Bills are dealing with the same thing, except in the opposite direction. They're going from a stoic, disciplinarian (Doug Marrone) to the say-anything, fun-loving Ryan. Teams reflect the personality of their coach, so I guarantee you'll hear a lot of brash talk coming from the Bills' locker room this season. As journalists, we're going to miss the madness of Rex.