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The Jets have not drafted an offensive player in the first round since 2009 (Mark Sanchez). The six straight seasons without taking an offensive player in the first round is the longest active streak in the NFL.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets are on deck, with Rex Ryan on the clock. A number of options for the Jets: Laquon Treadwell, Myles Jack, Josh Doctson.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Apple said he saw the NJ area code pop up on his phone and thought one of his friends was prank calling him. It was Giants head coach Ben McAdoo.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Eli Apple says Giants only spoke to him once, at the combine: "It's kind of crazy to see myself on the screen at No. 10 and all that stuff."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Could the Jets trade up for LB Myles Jack? Terrific player and would fill a need, but there questions about his knee. It would be a bold move, based on input from team doctors.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Six picks before the Jets are on the clock. Still available: Myles Jack, Shaq Lawson, Josh Doctson, Laquon Treadwell, Taylor Decker and Reggie Ragland.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Both Reese and McAdoo mentioned Eli Apple's age as a positive. He turns 21 on Aug. 9.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Jerry Reese says Eli Apple "was absolutely a need pick. Look out there at our corner depth, and you can see that."

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Room to grow for Eli Apple (1:00)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

At 20, the Jets have to be prepared to make a tough decision, just in case one or two falling stars are available -- Myles Jack (knee) and Laremy Tunsil (off-the-field issues).

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Surprised Eli Apple landed at No.10 to the Giants, but look at the size, length, speed and press-man skills. That sells at the position in today's league.

ESPN Stats & Info

Bio Blast: Eli Apple

The Giants opted for the Ohio State cornerback with the 10th overall pick. Apple -- the third Buckeye taken in the top 10 -- had four interceptions and 18 passes defended in two seasons.

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Kiper scouting report: Eli Apple

Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the film on the newest Giant, Eli Apple. What are the biggest strengths and weaknesses for the No. 10 overall pick?

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

I've always said Eli Apple was the right pick for the Giants because of the name. Just sayin.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Feels like Giants should take Hargreaves or one of the defensive tackles now. Issue is, they don't tend to react well in the moment.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

If the Bears traded ahead of the Giants to take Leonard Floyd, Giants have a tough choice. Hargreaves might be the way to go. Too many questions with Jack and now Tunsil.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys take Ezekiel Elliott to run behind that offensive line. Maybe the Giants need to take a defensive tackle!

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's an interesting quote from Carmelo Anthony, via SI Now, on if he's in Phil Jackson's long-term plans for the Knicks: "I think so. I think so. That was a situation where I really sat down and looked him in the eye man to man and he told me that. That's the only thing I can go off of," he told SI's Maggie Gray. "Another man sitting in front of me and telling me what he feels, what he likes and what's his plan. That's the only thing that I can really go off of. Now if you go back on that word and for me to look another man in their eye and (they lie), then that's a different story."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's Carmelo Anthony on why he can be an asset in free agency: "When it comes down to the players, I think I have a little more control over that," he told ESPN while promoting a Gillette event in Manhattan. "I know how to get in contact and speak with the players directly. If it's somebody that they want me to go out and talk to, I know how to get to them directly and speak to them on a level that they feel confident and comfortable speaking on. Not just come to an interview, sit and talk to the execs. I'll talk to you from our experiences as an athlete, those experiences. So you can relate to me, I can relate to you. But (potential free agents) don't need to lie to you. If you're interested, you're interested. If you're not, you're not."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's Carmelo Anthony on why he still believes in Phil Jackson: "I don't really know what's happening as far as the coaching decisions and the players. At this point, I still have to believe in what Phil is doing. I can't say that I don't believe in him no more, this is over with. I still have to believe in him. I'm here, I still want to be here. I still want to be successful so I don't have no other choice but to believe in what's his plan."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Alex Rodriguez in the house at TD Garden for Hawks-Celtics Game 6.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony said there is no need to look for any deeper meaning behind his absence last week during Phil Jackson's triangle practice. Jackson invited some of the Knicks to work out and run through the triangle offense last week. Anthony wasn't there. Some took it as a sign of discord between Anthony and Jackson. "I don't think nobody should look to, should even look at that. That was more for younger guys who was up there working out, training," Anthony told ESPN during a promotional appearance for Gillette. "Phil did that, Phil spoke to the people he wanted there. So it wasn't something that was mandatory, it wasn't something (where) I was supposed to be there."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

To honor the late Winston Hill, who passed away on Tuesday, the Jets set up a Hill tribute in their lobby showcase. Hill, 74, was one of the most decorated players in franchise history.

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