User Name: Password:
Become a Jets Insider VIP!
2014 VIP MEMBERSHIP DRIVE UNDERWAY! Become a VIP and enjoy Ad-Free Fan Forums while supporting the best NY Jets Fansite on the Internet!

D’Brick Is In The House

By Jets Staff
April 29th, 2006
Jets are hoping Virginia's D'Brickashaw Ferguson will be the anchor of the Jets line for years to come.
Jets are hoping Virginia's D'Brickashaw Ferguson will be the anchor of the Jets line for years to come.
With USC QB Matt Leinart still on the board at the number 4 slot the Jets were in a sticky situation. Do they take the glitzy potential franchise QB from Hollywood or do they select a tackle in Virginia’s D’Brickashaw Ferguson, who could be the cornerstone of their offensive line for the next decade? In the end, Ferguson was the choice.

The 6'6" 312 Lb. Ferguson, who grew up in Freeport Long Island which is a stones throw from the Jets complex in Hempstead, comes home. He will be an instant starter on the left side of the Jets line which used to be occupied by Jason Fabini who was released earlier this year.

Ferguson is a spectacular pass blocker and with Chad Pennington coming off two shoulder surgeries, that's great news as he will protect the QB's blind side. Ferguson's run blocking needs some tuning and the Jets' coaching staff will undoubtedly work to better these skills.

Reports have surfaced that the Jets attempted to move up to New Orleans' #2 spot to draft USC RB Reggie Bush but the Saints' asking price was way to rich.

The Jets select again in the first round at the 29th spot with the pick they acquired from Atlanta in the John Abraham trade.

<< Back Discuss This Article Printer Friendly Version More Stories
OFFICIAL JI POLL: Should the Jets cut Stephen Hill?
Last post by Savage69
8/27 1:12 pm
37 Replies, 245 Views
Jets appear ready to give up on Stephen Hill
Last post by Drunk Old Joe
8/27 1:11 pm
67 Replies, 1174 Views
Judge in Hernandez Case Excludes Evidence from Iphone and Ipads
8/27 1:09 pm
14 Replies, 231 Views
Josh Gordon
Last post by TebowCan'tThrow
8/27 1:08 pm
14 Replies, 26 Views
Pats trading Mankins for a pick and a TE
Last post by ASG0531
8/27 1:03 pm
284 Replies, 8509 Views
OT - It's The Funny/Stupid/Cool Pic Thread :D
Last post by chesapeakejet
8/27 1:00 pm
21868 Replies, 2350314 Views
Garbage Disposal Crapping Out
Last post by chesapeakejet
8/27 12:57 pm
22 Replies, 144 Views