The Jets are doing their due diligence when it comes to draft-eligible quarterbacks.

A source confirmed to Newsday that the organization held a private workout with UCLA's Brett Hundley in March. That shouldn't come as a surprise considering their need for better quarterback play in 2015.

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The Jets hold the sixth overall pick in the draft that begins April 30. For months, various mock drafts have linked them to Oregon's Marcus Mariota. But there's a good chance the Heisman Trophy winner and Jameis Winston of Florida State will be off the board within the first two picks. Hundley, meanwhile, is projected to go on Day 2 in the second or third rounds.

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According to NFL.com, the Eagles and Bengals have also worked out the 6-3, 226-pound quarterback.

In March, NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock rated Hundley as the fourth-best quarterback prospect in this year's class. But recently he dropped him down to fifth, behind Winston, Mariota, Baylor's Bryce Petty and Garrett Grayson of Colorado State.