Coffee with the Jets: Deshaun Watson wouldn’t mind the big apple

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As the New York Jets head into the offseason, it’s always great to stay informed about the latest news while enjoying your favorite cup of coffee. Here are all the latest news and updates from the best sources across the internet.

Deshaun Watson ‘wouldn’t mind’ getting drafted by Jets by Nicholas Parco (New York Daily News)

Don’t get too excited, though, Jets fans — Watson also denied a report that stated he was trying to avoid getting drafted by the Cleveland Browns, who have the top pick.

Former Jet Kevin Mawae, best center of his generation, waits to find out if he’ll join Pro Football Hall of Fame by Gary Myers (New York Daily News)

Now he’s waiting to find out about a much more important invitation: Will he be invited to join the greats of the game as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame? In his second year of eligibility, he has reached the coveted final 15, which means his candidacy will be discussed by the 48 voters on Saturday in a meeting room at the Super Bowl.

After Outcry, Murder Charge Filed in Death of Former N.F.L. Player Joe McKnight by Daniel Victor (New York Times)

“Subsequent to that arrest, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office continued working together in a collaborative effort to develop additional evidence regarding the case,” the district attorney’s office said in a statement Thursday. “Today’s indictment comes as a result of that joint effort.”

Todd Bowles hires old Cardinals colleague to coach Jets RBs by Brian Costello (New York Post)

The 57-year-old Mitchell replaces Marcel Shipp, who was fired after the season. Mitchell takes over a group currently headlined by Matt Forte and Bilal Powell.

New Jets OC John Morton gets a thumbs-up from Drew Brees by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

“I’m excited for him and the opportunity that he has,” Brees said Thursday at Super Bowl LI in Houston, where he spoke to Ryan Hurley of ESPN New York radio. “He’s been around some great play-callers throughout his career, guys like Norv Turner in Oakland, Jon Gruden of course [and] Sean Payton, just to name a few.

NFL Draft 2017: How would West Virginia’s Tyler Orlosky feel about replacing Jets’ Nick Mangold? by Darryl Slater (NJ Advance Media)

If the Jets do pick Orlosky and cut center Nick Mangold (to create $9 million in salary cap space), Orlosky would find himself replacing a Saturday-like figure — an institution for the franchise. This could be a daunting task for a rookie. But Orlosky doesn’t view it like that.

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