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Top secret: Inside the Jets' war room

Opinions fly in locked-down bunker as fate of franchise is determined on draft day

Updated: April 21, 2012, 3:36 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Starting next Thursday night, 13 people -- and only 13 -- will sit around a long rectangular table inside the New York Jets' sprawling facility and make decisions over a three-day period that will affect the franchise for years to come.

The draft room is the most sacred place in the building. Only a select few are granted access, and the security is so tight that not even Rex Ryan can enter by himself. His assistant coaches, including coordinators, aren't allowed.

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