The Jets selected Williams with the sixth overall pick on Tuesday, adding another dynamic piece to a stacked defensive line. Williams, a stud interior lineman with athleticism and uncommon power, is believed by many draft analysts to be the best player in his class. NFL Media's Charles Davis compared Williams' game to former Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle and Pro Football Hall of Famer Merlin Olsen.
Perhaps too loaded? Wilkerson is entering the final year of his rookie deal and is sitting out voluntary activities while waiting for an extension. One league source told ESPN.com's Rich Cimini that he "wouldn't be surprised" if the Jets put Wilkerson on the trade block.