The New York Jets (6-7) are at a vital crossroad headed into the impending offseason.
The Jets' front office has plummeted into total disarray while player personnel has been depleted to a level that spells distance from the best teams in the NFL.
The 2013 NFL Draft is arguably the most decisive first-year player draft in Jets' history.
If the Jets want to return to the table of Super Bowl contenders in the foreseeable future, they need to draft immediate impact players on both sides of the football.
2012 has been marked by controversy and off-the-field antics for the Jets. They rank 30th in total offense to appropriately substantiate the critical ineffectiveness demonstrated by embattled quarterback Mark Sanchez.
The fourth-year starter has been starved of playmakers on offense, tremendously aiding his regression.
The Jets ultimately need to prioritize adding a vertical threat to an offense that lacks speed and construct a viable pass rush to re-assert the blitz-oriented defense as prominent.
The following details five draft prospects that are guaranteed to peak the Jets' interest when they bury themselves into the war room on April 25, 2013.