Jets' draft a big deal for Tannenbaum

Following several underwhelming picks, this year is key for Gang Green's GM

Updated: April 27, 2012, 1:17 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

This is a critical draft for ...

Go ahead, complete the sentence with your favorite team or your favorite team's general manager. They all fit, because in the NFL every draft is a big deal.

Occasionally, it's a really big deal -- which brings us to the New York Jets and GM Mike Tannenbaum, a team and an executive that have reached a crossroads.

After two lackluster drafts, after a disappointing season in which the roster's blemishes were exposed and after a New York Mets-like ...

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